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Fraser
2018-Nov-26, 07:40 PM
Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at the globular cluster known as Messier 72. During the 18th century, famed French astronomer Charles Messier noticed the presence of several “nebulous objects”* while surveying the night sky. Originally mistaking these objects for comets, he …
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