|Object Type||Globular Cluster|
|Size||15.0' x 15.0'|
M62 is a very nice globular cluster in Ophiuchus, on the border with Scorpius. The outer regions are fairly easy to resolve in an 8" telescope.
The cluster is situated in a rich region of the Milky Way that has numerous small dark nebulae superimposed across the star clouds. Several of these are visible in the photograph below, which shows the region to the south-east of M62. (Just visible at the upper right.)