Day: July 12, 2019

Philadelphus

Philadelphus

Philadelphus (mock-orange) is a genus of about 60 species of shrubs from 3–20 ft (1–6 m) tall, native to North America, Central America, Asia and (locally) in southeast Europe. They are named “mock-orange” in reference to their flowers, which in wild species look somewhat similar to those of oranges and lemons (Citrus) at first glance, and smell of orange flowers and

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Messier 2

Messier 2

M2, also designated NGC 7089, GC 4678, and Bode 70, is a globular cluster in the constellation Aquarius, five degrees north of the star Beta Aquarii and is one of the largest known globular clusters at 175 light-years in diameter, at right ascension 21: 33.5 (h:m) and declination -00: 49 (deg:m). Globular clusters are spherical groups of ancient stars

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