Globular Star Cluster M3 (APOD)

Globular Star Cluster M3 :: APOD of 9.06.2007

“This immense ball of half a million stars older than the Sun lies over 30,000 light-years away. Cataloged as M3 (and NGC 5272), it is one of about 150 globular star clusters that roam the halo of our Milky Way Galaxy…”

http://www.brera.mi.astro.it/apod/ap070609.html

Picture of M3

See also GGCs-DB entry for M3

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