Messier 2 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 2, also known as NGC 7089, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Aquarius. It lies at a distance of ~55,000 light-years and has a diameter of ~240 light-years. This image comprises 12 x Luminance (45 seconds each) and 8 x Red, Green and Blue (45, 45 and 36 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 60 degrees on 20 July 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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