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Anne's Image of the Day: Globular Cluster Messier 53

March 8, 2013 Messier 53, a bright globular cluster in Coma Berenices Image Credit: NASA/STScI/WikiSky Messier 53 (also known as NGC 5024) is a very bright globular cluster of roughly 220 light-years across, located about 58,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice’s Hair), and some 60,000 light-years away from [continue reading]