Tuesday, 16 November 2021 16:55

Messier 2 (2021)

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Messier 2 Messier 2

Messier 2 is a globular cluster located in Aquarius. Containing around 150,000 stars. it is also one of the older and largest of the Milky Way globular clusters. Esimated age is 13 billion years and spans 175 light years in diameter.

Was using it as a test object for my new to me camera.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Aquarius
  • Right Ascension: 21h 33m 27.02s
  • Declination: –00° 49′ 23.7″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 37,500 - 55,000
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600MM cmos
  • Magnitude: 6.3
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