Messier 28


Messier 28 or M28, also known as NGC 6626, is a globular cluster of stars in the constellation Sagittarius. It’s about 17,900 light-years away from Earth. It has a combined 551,000 times the mass of the Sun and is 12 billion years old.

Image Credit: NASA / ESA

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s