The bright star cluster Messier 7 in the constellation of Scorpius

This chart shows the bright constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion). Most of the stars that can be seen in a dark sky with the unaided eye are marked. The location of the bright star cluster Messier 7  is indicated with a red circle. This cluster can be easily seen with the naked eye on a dark night as a fuzzy patch in the heart of the Milky Way.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Id:eso1406b
Type:Artwork
Release date:19 February 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1406
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Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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