Object #7 M3

Sunday, May 18 2008 @ 02:17 MDT

Contributed by: evilscientist

M3 - Globular cluster in Canes Venatici
Object # 7 Object Name:M3
Other Names:NGC5727
RA:13:42:11.20 Dec:28:22:34.00
Constellation:Canes Venatici Season:Spring
Magnitude:6.3 Type:Globular Cluster
Description:
A relatively easy to find globular if you start at Arcturus, go west to Eta Bootis then go north. From the city M3 is visible in both binoculars and a telescope, but not the unaided eye.
BINOCULAR TELESCOPE
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