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Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
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A very distant Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus. At a distance of 22,000 light years or more, M9 lies in the
vicinity of our Galaxy's core.
Towards the central parts of our Galaxy lies this ancient red-golden globe of stars: Messier 9.
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