apr 282013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Globular Cluster Messier 70

April 28, 2013 Messier 70, a globular cluster in Sagittarius Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Messier 70 (also known as NGC 6681) is a 12.8 billion years old globular cluster of some 68 light-years across, located about 29,300 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius (the Archer), while it is receding from us at [continue reading]