Sure, M13, the Great Hercules cluster is wonderful. But some amateur astronomers say this cluster, M5, is even better.
Clusters Nebulae Galaxies
Omega Centauri is the largest globular cluster known in the Milky Way galaxy. You can spot it soon after sunset on these June evenings.
The Great Cluster in the constellation Hercules – also known as M13 – is considered to be the finest globular cluster in the northern half of the heavens.
The Coma Cluster is one of the richest galaxy clusters known. How many suns and how many worlds might be located in this direction of space?
Between the star Regulus in Leo and the stars Castor and Pollux in Gemini, you might notice a smudge – really a cluster of stars – called the Beehive.
On some moonless night, look for the Orion Nebula below Orion’s Belt. Your eye sees it as a tiny, hazy spot. But it’s a vast region of star formation.
The Hyades star cluster represents the Face of Taurus the Bull. The cluster is easy to spot and beautiful in binoculars.
From tropical latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, where it can be observed, the LMC is best seen in the evening from December to April. From the Southern Hemisphere, it’s easy to see and spectacular!
The Double Cluster is in the constellation Perseus is highest in the northern sky on late autumn and early winter evenings.