M5 (NGC 5904)
Object Type: Globular Cluster
RA: 15h 18m 33s
Dec: +2° 4' 59"
Recommended minimum aperture: 50mm
Charts for 100mm Binocular (2.5° aperture circle). Click on a chart to print it.
Find M5 by panning just 8° from α Ser in the direction of μ Vir to where a line between those two stars is intersected by a line between η Boo and μ Ser.
What You Should See:
M5 is one of the better globulars for binoculars. Although it does not seem as bright as M13, it appears slightly larger.