Fast Facts: Hercules Globular Cluster

Fast Facts: Hercules Globular Cluster
Name Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, Hercules Globular Cluster, M13
Description Globular cluster containing more than a hundred thousand stars
Age 13 billion years
Location Hercules constellation, Northern celestial hemisphere
Distance
from Earth
25,000 light-years
Size 145 light-years across
Hercules Cluster
The central region of M13.

Fast Facts: Hercules Globular Cluster