M9 (NGC 6333)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Globular Cluster Ophiuchus 17h19.2 -18°31' 5.5' 8 25.8 kly

Messier 9 or M9 (also designated NGC 6333) is a globular cluster in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
M9 is one of the nearer globular clusters to the center of the Milky Way Galaxy with a distance of around 5,500 light-years. Its distance from Earth is 25,800 light-years.

M9, NGC 6333

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R,G,B 300
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