Optical photo of M22

Optical photo of M22

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Caption: Optical photograph of M22 (NGC 6656), a globular cluster in the constellation of Sagittarius. M22 is the third brightest globular cluster in the sky and is the easiest to resolve into stars. Located about 9600 light-years away, and with a diameter of some 50 light-years, it has a population of about half a million stars.

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Keywords: astronomy, cosmology, globular, globular star cluste, globular star cluster, m22, ngc 6656, science, star cluster, stars, stellar

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