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Contains:  M 22, NGC 6656, The star 24Sgr
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Messier 22 - The huge Sagittarius cluster, 


Messier 22 - The huge Sagittarius cluster

Messier 22 - The huge Sagittarius cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 2916x1938

Dates:June 24, 2019

Frames: 34x180" ISO800

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 21.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.58% job: 2883313

RA center: 18h 36' 16"

DEC center: -23° 50' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.973 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.753 degrees

Field radius: 0.959

Locations: 10km outside of my hometown, Jena, Thüringen, Germany

Data source: Traveller


This bright and big star cluster rises about 15° above the southern horizon. At only 3 or 4 nights in the year I have the luck to imaging through the thicker layers of dust and mist in the athmosphere...



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Messier 22 - The huge Sagittarius cluster,