Latest Messier 5 Stories
VLT observations of Messier 54 show the lithium problem also applies outside our galaxy.
A new image of Messier 55 from ESO's VISTA infrared survey telescope shows tens of thousands of stars crowded together like a swarm of bees.
Based on observations with ESO's Very Large Telescope, a team of Italian astronomers reports  that the stellar cluster Messier 12 must have lost to our Milky Way galaxy close to one million low-mass stars.
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