Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  M 92  ·  NGC 6341
Messier 92, 



    
        

            Don Curry
Messier 92
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Messier 92

Messier 92, 



    
        

            Don Curry
Messier 92
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Messier 92

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C-11

Mounts: Ovision High Precision Worm Gear  ·  Losmandy GM-11 GEMINI II Losmandy G11 Gemini II

Software: PixInsight  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  Photoshop CS 6


Dates:July 3, 2015

Frames: 10x90" (15')

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 16.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 681805

RA center: 17h16m57s.4

DEC center: +43°0643

Pixel scale: 0.476 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 51.389 degrees

Field radius: 0.272 degrees


Resolution: 3192x2602

Description

M92 is a bright globular cluster of intense blue hot stars in Hercules Constellation about 26,000 light years away. You can also see older yellow stars in the image as well. This was imaged prior to the near full moon rising on 070315. The image is at 2800mm F10 ;thus the pixel scale is small with higher resolution Please click on the image to see full resolution image.

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Messier 92, 



    
        

            Don Curry

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