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Contains:  M 92, NGC 6341
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M92, 





    
        

            Joel Shepherd
M92

M92

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Resolution: 1280x967

Dates:June 12, 2015

Frames: 19x45"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.64%

Astrometry.net job: 704512

RA center: 17h 17' 11"

DEC center: +43° 8' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.213 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 123.334 degrees

Field radius: 0.270

Locations: Home, Seattle, WA, United States

Description

At 14 billion years of age, M92 is one of the oldest and brightest globular clusters in our galaxy (or anywhere else). Located near and somewhat overshadowed by M13 (the Great Globular Cluster) in Hercules.

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M92, 





    
        

            Joel Shepherd