Yes, it's another globular cluster - but this one is surprisingly poor in metals... what does that mean? Messier 56 is also known as NGC 6779.
Featuring Paul Crowther, Mike Merrifield and Nik Szymanek. More on our contributors at http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html
As always, thanks to the astro imagers who contribute images to our films... They are listed at: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/image_contributors.html
Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/
Videos by Brady Haran
Editing in this film by Stephen Slater
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