See the Serpent's Star City

The most impressive regions of the Milky Way return to prominence in summer.

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About the Map: It depicts the sky from midnorthern latitudes at the following times: midnight June 1, 11 p.m. June 15 and 10 p.m. June 30. What You Can See: MS is one of the northern sky's brightest globulars, along with M13, which passes nearly overhead on June evenings.  The most impressive regions of the Milky Way return to prominence during the warm nights of early summer. The section surrounding our galaxy’s center in Sagittarius teems with glowing clouds of gas and dust —...
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