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Topic: Messier 13

  Arp Peculiar Galaxy Club -- Illustrated
56 UGC 01432 01 57.43 17 13.0 57 MCG+03-34-012 13 16.67 14 26.2 58 UGC 04457 08 31.97 19 12.8 59 NGC 0341 01 00.76 -09 11.1 60 ARP 060 13 14.79 26 05.1
201 UGC 00224 00 23.56 -00 29.4 202 NGC 2719 + A 09 00.26 35 43.6 203 NGC 3712 11 31.15 28 34.0 204 UGC 08454 13 22.83 84 30.4 205 NGC 3448 10 54.65 54 18.4
326 UGC 08610 13 37.31 06 28.7 327 NGC 1875 05 21.77 06 41.3 328 UGC 09532 14 47.93 19 03.4 329 UGC 06514 11 32.12 70 48.9 330 I Zw 167 16 49.13 53 25.9
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 Messier 13 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Messier Object 13, the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules; one of the most prominent and best known globular clusters of the Northern celestial hemisphere.
The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (also known as the Hercules Globular Cluster, Messier Object 13, Messier 13, M13, or NGC 6205) is a globular cluster in the Hercules constellation at right ascension 16
With an apparent magnitude of 5.8, it is barely visible with the naked eye on a very clear night.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Messier_Object_13   (251 words)

 Charles Messier
Messier as loyal employee stated: "I was a loyal servant of M. Delisle, I lived with him in his house, and I conformed with his command." When Delisle finally announced the discovery on April 1, 1759, it was not believed by the other French astronomers (perhaps they took it as an April Fool's joke).
The Messier catalog was finally corrected by identifying at least 3 of the 4 missing objects, and brought into its current state by adding the late discoveries of Messier and Mechain, M104--M109, plus the non-cataloged discovery M110, only in the 20th century.
Messier was appointed as associate editor of the Connaissance des Temps in 1785, and hold this post for five years until 1790.
www.messiermarathon.com /about.htm   (3313 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Messier Objects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
There are two types in Messier's catalogue: diffuse nebulae, which are clouds of interstellar gas and dust; and planetary nebula, which are essentially shells of gas expelled by a star as it shrinks from a red giant to white dwarf.
There is some speculation that Messier included this in his catalogue to 'pad' the number of objects as it is not one of the typical fuzzy patches of light that could be mistaken for a comet.
M76 - Among the faintest of the Messier objects, this planetary nebula shines at magnitude 10.1 in the constellation of Perseus.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A480502   (4799 words)

 New York Rangers Official Web Site :: 11 Days of Mark Messier
Messier entered the 1995-96 season just eight goals shy of becoming the 21st NHL player to reach the 500 mark for his career.
Messier's goal closed out the scoring that night, as he joined an elite list of 20 other 500-goal scorers, all but one of whom (Dino Ciccarelli) are now in the Hall of Fame.
Messier's goal with 9:35 remaining, tied the game at 4-4 and set the stage for Alexei Kovalev to score the winner a few minutes later.
www.newyorkrangers.com /tradition/Messier/11days.asp?Article=day6   (1307 words)

 The Messier Catalog : Starshine.com
Messier was interested in finding comets, and this list catalogs objects that proved not to be comets.
Due to Messier recording it at a location 4 degrees away, it was considered "missing" for long time until his descriptions were paired up with the object NGC2548.
Messier discovered M88 in 1781, and described it merely as a "nebula without a star".
www.starshine.com /frankn/astronomy/messier.asp   (4931 words)

 SPACE.com -- Spacewatch Friday: Charles Messier, the 'M' Behind M13 and Other Objects
Messier was deeply interested in discovering comets, but he was plagued by the same trouble that besets all comet hunters: He kept finding "comets" that were not comets at all but only star clusters and nebulae.
The 13 comets that Messier discovered and of which he was so proud of are long gone from the inner solar system and forgotten now.
It has been written by many that Messier had consummate skill in making astronomical observations, even though by contemporary standards the telescopes he utilized were inefficient and crude (that fact is made obvious by his description of the Great Cluster in Hercules).
www.space.com /spacewatch/messier_13_020816.html   (1024 words)

 All Headline News - Astronomers Find One Million Fewer Stars In Messier 12 - July 21, 2006
Messier 12 is one of about 200 known globular clusters in the Milky Way.
When astronomers cataloged the brightness and color of about 16,000 stars in Messier 12, they found that the ratio of red dwarfs to massive stars was off.
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www.allheadlinenews.com /articles/7002429691   (366 words)

 Messier Object 13
M13, also called the `Great globular cluster in Hercules', is one of the most prominent and best known globulars of the Northern celestial hemisphere.
It was discovered by Edmond Halley in 1714, who noted that `it shows itself to the naked eye when the sky is serene and the Moon absent.' According to Charles Messier, who cataloged it on June 1, 1764, it is also reported in John Bevis' "English" Celestial Atlas.
At its distance of 25,100 light years, its angular diameter of 20' corresponds to a linear 145 light years - visually, it is perhaps 13' large.
www.seds.org /messier/m/m013.html   (335 words)

 New York Rangers Official Web Site :: Latest News
Messier, a two-time recipient of the Hart Trophy, as the league's Most Valuable Player ('90, '92), has appeared in the second most playoff contests in National Hockey League history (236) and also ranks second in goals (109), assists (186) and points (295).
Messier is the first player to have served as captain for two different teams winning the Stanley Cup.
Messier was acquired from Edmonton in exchange for Bernie Nicholls, Steven Rice and Louie Debrusk.
www.newyorkrangers.com /pressbox/pressreleases.asp?id=1718   (925 words)

 New York Daily News - Hockey - Mess checks in   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Reached last night at his Hilton Head, S.C., home, where he and girlfriend Kim Clark are awaiting the imminent birth of their second child, Messier said he would be open to calls from any of the league's 30 general managers once the free-agent signing period begins Aug. 1.
Messier was deeply offended in March of 2004 when Sather unceremoniously dumped Brian Leetch during a trade-deadline salary purge.
From his punishment-absorbing on-ice work as the club's slot presence and Messier's personal bodyguard throughout the '90s to his tireless off-ice work for local charities, Graves forged a bond with Rangers fans that was incomparable.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/hockey/story/329415p-281533c.html   (687 words)

 TIME.com: Jean-Marie Messier -- Sep. 13, 1999 -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Messier's three years as president of Vivendi have provided the French business community with a new paradigm.
Messier, however, is not exactly a rank outsider.
In 1994 Messier was named second in command at Generale des Eaux, assuming full control of the company 19 months later.
www.time.com /time/magazine/intl/article/0,9171,30996,00.html   (720 words)

 ESPN.com - Messier to get final go-round with Rangers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
With the signing period for unrestricted free agents beginning Monday, there is little question that Mark Messier, the Rangers' 41-year-old captain, will be back for a 24th NHL season, several people close to Messier confirmed to The New York Times during the last week.
All that needs to be done is for Glen Sather, the Rangers' president and general manager, and the Messier family to agree on what could be the final one-year contract of Messier's career before the Rangers begin training camp Sept. 13.
Messier, who will be 42 on Jan. 18, appeared in 41 of the Rangers' 82 games last season -- the fewest of his career.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1400640&type=news   (296 words)

 Category:Messier objects - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is Messier objects.
The number should be padded up to 3 digits using zeroes.
A redirect containing the Messier number should also be added to the category, sorted as above.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Messier_objects   (104 words)

 Utah Skies -- Deep Sky Observer's Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The plan is to make this the first place you think of when you need information on a particular deep sky object.
This section provides charts to help you find all the objects as well as images and descriptions of the objects.
The reason is that for the most part, these were objects which Messier himself missed.
www.utahskies.org /deepsky/messier/charts/messierTelradFrameSet.html   (357 words)

 Messier Marathon Observer's Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
He hunted down 109 Messier objects with his 13.1-inch reflector (all but M30 which was impossible at his latitude at this time), and verified 101 of them with an 11x80 binoculars before the objective lenses fogged/frosted over.
Messier Marathon inventor Tom Hoffelder finally managed to hold a 20th anniversary marathon in the night of April 6-7, 1997, from a place near Tulsa, Oklahoma, and logged 101 Messier objects, by chance the same number as in his first marathon 20 years ago.
This Messier Marathon was conducted the weekend of 3/31 and 4/1 2000.
www.maa.agleia.de /Messier/E/Xtra/Marathon/results.html   (13898 words)

 Multiwavelength Messier 92
Messier 92 is a globular star cluster in the constellation Hercules, located about 12 degrees to the east and north of the more illustrious Hercules Cluster (Messier 13).
Messier 92 is invisible at these long wavelengths, due to the lack of dust in the cluster.
This is often referred to as infrared cirrus, since its appearance resembles the cirrus clouds (of ice) that float in Earths upper atmosphere.
coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu /cosmic_classroom/multiwavelength_astronomy/multiwavelength_museum/m92.html   (577 words)

 NightSky Friday - Hercules: See the Celestial Strongman
The M, of course, is the initial of the famed comet observer, Charles Messier (1730-1817).
Messier was deeply interested in discovering comets but he was plagued by the same trouble that besets all comet hunters.
To locate Messier 13, look toward the four stars, known as the "Keystone" that supposedly forms the body of Hercules.
www.space.com /spacewatch/night_sky_040716.html   (657 words)

 Mark Messier Announces Retirement, Rangers will retire Messier's No. 11 :: SportzDomain ::
In 1993-94, Messier led the Rangers to their second President's Trophy in three seasons and carried the Rangers to their first Stanley Cup Championship in 54 years.
In 1993-94, Messier led the Rangers to the team's second President's Trophy in three seasons and carried the Rangers to its first Stanley Cup Championship in 54 years.
Messier, who ranks seventh all-time with four career playoff hat tricks, recorded his most memorable three or more goal game on May 25, 1994, at New Jersey in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals, netting three goals, including the game-tying and game-winning tallies.
www.sportzdomain.com /index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=35800   (1766 words)

 Binocular Messier Club - Appendix C
Appendix C: Appendix C is for reference purposes, listing all 110 of the Messier objects at the times when they are best observed, and in constellation sequence.
So, if you are wondering what is the best time of the year to observe a Messier object, refer to Appendix C. Appendix C tells you which season to observe each object, each object's coordinates, their NGC numbers, the constellation they are located in, and their sizes and magnitudes.
Also, Appendix C lists all of the Messier objects in the exact same order as the Astronomical League's Observe manual "Observe: A Guide to the Messier Objects", in case you are using that as an observing aide.
www.astroleague.org /al/obsclubs/binomess/binomesc.html   (130 words)

 Color Plates, The Physical Universe, Shu
Messier 1, the Crab nebula in Taurus, a supernova remnant.
Messier 32, a dwarf elliptical galaxy in the Local Group of galaxies.
Messier 33, the third largest spiral galaxy in the Local Group after the Milky Way and M31.
www.uscibooks.com /shucolor.htm   (1145 words)

 Multiwavelength Messier 13
Perhaps the most familiar of globular star clusters, Messier 13 is found in the constellation of Hercules and contains more than 100,000 stars that are bound by gravity into a spherical configuration.
At these high-energy wavelengths, Messier 13 appears as a weak and concentrated core of emission (yellow/green), coincident with the core of the globular cluster.
The radio emission emanating from the lower left (southeast corner) of the NVSS image does not have a clear association in the ROSAT x-ray image, and hence its identity remains uncertain.
coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu /cosmic_classroom/multiwavelength_astronomy/multiwavelength_museum/m13.html   (565 words)

 m-13-m22 - Astronomy.com Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Messier 13 is actually quite a challenge to resolve with small apertures (under light polluted skies).
The brightest actual star in this cluster is 11th magnitude, so even in smallest telescopes it should look granular or glumpy or whatever it is that you call it.
With my own 80mm refractor, Messier 13 cannot be resolved from my 5.8 (faintest star visible) skies.
www.astronomy.com /ASY/CS/forums/157981/ShowPost.aspx   (585 words)

 Weasner's Meade ETX Site
Halley himself noted that Messier 13 was visible as a fuzzy star to the naked eye (it is 6th magnitude if that attests to early sky conditions!).
Herschel suggested that Messier 13 perhaps had over 14,000 stars, and indeed this cluster contains well in excess of 35,000 stars to limiting magnitude 23, ALL of which are gravitationally bound together around a common orbital center.
HERCULES - R = A: ngc6205 / Messier 13 - RA 16 42; DEC +36 28 / The "standard", resolves partially in all scopes.
www.weasner.com /etx/ref_guides/globulars.html   (2712 words)

 RASC Calgary Centre - The Biggest things in the Sky
But there are many other NGC or Messier objects that are as big as, or bigger than, the size of the Moon on the night sky as well!
We just don't get to compare them easily because the Moon is so bright and most of the other objects are so faint they cannot be seen easily when the Moon is nearby.
Messier 44 - The Beehive Cluster or 'Praesepe' in Cancer
calgary.rasc.ca /bigthings.htm   (700 words)

 M 13 concept from the Astronomy knowledge base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
M 13 concept from the Astronomy knowledge base
physical object > natural object > celestial body > collection of stars > star cluster > globular cluster > class V globular cluster > M 13
Next class V globular cluster: M 30 Up: class V globular cluster, Messier object Previous class V globular cluster: M 79
www.site.uottawa.ca:4321 /astronomy/M13.html   (120 words)

 Weasner's Astronomical Alerts Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Subject: Comet 2000 WM1 (linear) & Messier 13 Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 2:30:07 From: sherrodc@ipa.net (Clay Sherrod) We are experiencing a wonderful conjunction of Comet 2000 WM 1 (LINEAR) with the bright binocular cluster Messier 13 in the constellation of Hercules.
A beautiful image, but very difficult to see visually, as the comet is a faint magnitude 12.8 at this time.
Note that the comet will actually be CLOSER to Messier 13 tonight (June 17-18), at a distance of only about 17 minutes arc, or a bit over one-half degree (the size of the moon as we see it to the eye).
www.weasner.com /etx/alerts/comet_linear_wm1.html   (203 words)

 Messier 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Globular Cluster M 13 (NGC 6205), class V, in Hercules
M13, the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, was discovered by Edmond Halley in 1714.
50 years later, Charles Messier cataloged it on June 1, 1764.
www.seds.org /~spider/spider/mwgc/m013.html   (35 words)

 Pittsburgh Penguins - Schedule | Game Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The win was the Pens’ second in a row following a 2-1 victory against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Saturday night, and was the first set of back-to-back wins for the club since Dec. 13 and 16, 2003, when they beat the Columbus Blue Jackets (5-3) and Buffalo Sabres (2-1) respectively.
Barnaby picked up his second of the game with 2.4 seconds left in the middle frame, pciking up a Mark Messier rebound off Aubin’s left pad in the slot.
The game remained knotted at 4-4 until Konstantin Koltsov stole the puck off Jagr at center red, then skated in and wristed home his seventh of the season - and third game-winner - with less than seven minutes to play.
www.pittsburghpenguins.com /schedule/game/recap.php?id=82   (552 words)

 Los Angeles Kings, Tom Poti, Eric Lindros, Mark Messier, National Hockey League, New York Rangers - CBS SportsLine.com
Rangers captain Mark Messier got the tying goal with 11:13 left in regulation, after being stopped on a first-period breakaway by Cristobal Huet.
Martin Straka and Jozef Stumpel scored for the Kings, who have gone to overtime in seven of their last 11 games.
Matthew Barnaby had the puck in the slot and fanned on a wrist shot, but it dribbled off the bottom of Barnaby's stick toward the right of the crease and Messier put his team-high 13th goal between goalie Huet's glove and the post with 11:13 left in regulation to pull the Rangers even.
cbs.sportsline.com /nhl/gamecenter/recap/NHL_20031230_NYR@LA   (938 words)

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