Constellation: Canes Venatici
Right Ascension: 13h 42m 11.62s
Declination: +28°22’38.2”
Distance: 33,900 ly
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Messier 3 is one of the largest, brightest globular cluster in the night sky. It contains an estimated 500,000 stars. Located in the constellation of Canes Venatici at a distance of 33,900 light years away from Earth. The cluster contains more than 274 variables stars, with most of them being the RR Lyrae type of variable.

 

Telescope: EDT 80mm Reftactor
Camera: ZWO A071 Color