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Object M92

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
Camera ST2000XCM
Mount Losmandy G11
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