M 92 – Her

M 92

M 92

Often forgotten because of its very famous neighbor M 13,  Messier 92 (more data) is an amazing globular cluster, initially discovered by Johann Elert Bode in 1777. Placed a bit further than its big brother, M 92 is a great view for amateur-sized telescopes. In absolute, it is one of the brightest globular clusters in our Milky Way

The image above is the average of 24 unfiltered frames, each integrated for 60 seconds with thePlaneWave 17 robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The image has a scale of 0.7″/pixel.

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