Globular clusters are collections of hundreds of thousands of closely packed and gravitationally bound stars.
The center of our galaxy lies in the direction of the great constellation Sagittarius, the Archer. This area of the sky overflows with stars, globular star clusters, and bright and dark nebulae.
Many deep-sky targets reside in this area of the summer night sky. A quick glance with binoculars reveals some spectacular objects.
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks on the night of July 27th to the 28th. Look for meteors radiating from the southeast after midnight. Expect to see 10 to 15 faint, yellowish meteors per hour.