M92 is one of the brighter globular clusters in the northern hemisphere, but it is often overlooked by amateur astronomers because of its proximity to the even more spectacular Messier 13. It is visible to the naked eye under very good conditions.
M92 is located The cluster is very tightly packed with stars, containing roughly 330,000 stars in total. It lies at an estimated distance of 26,700 light years from Earth.
|Scope||Explore Scientific ES127 APO Refractor|
|Filters||Light pollution filter|
|Guiding||St-i piggyback in Z80 iied|
|Exposure Info||100 minutes total exposure time. 20 x 5min exposures.|
|Date||September 8, 2018|
|Copyright||Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory|