The star cluster Messier 18 in the constellation of Sagittarius

This chart shows the rich constellation of Sagittarius. Among the many star clusters in this part of the Milky Way lies Messier 18, a bright grouping of stars not far from the Omega Nebula (Messier 17). This picture plots most of the the stars visible on a dark clear night with the naked eye.

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ESO/IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Auðkenni:eso1628b
Tegund:Uppdráttur
Útgáfudagur:Ágú 10, 2016, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1628
Stærð:3338 x 4294 px

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Nafn:Messier 18
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Flokkur:Illustrations

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