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.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:54
- Constellation: Canes Venatici
- Right Ascension: 13h 42m 11.62s
- Declination: +28°22’38.2”
- Distance (Lightyears): 33,900
- Telescope: Orion ED80cft Refractor
- Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos