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Messier 19 (NGC 6273) is a globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus
. M19 is the most oblate
of the known globular clusters (personaly, I feel that M14
is very similar in this regard). It is at a distance of about 28,000 light-years from the Solar System, and is quite near to the Galactic Center
, at only about 5,200 light-years away.
June 23, 2009