Messier 2

25. Messier 2


Messier 2  RA: 21h 33.5'  Dec: -00 49'   Aquarius (Aqr)

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Messier 2 or M2 (also designated NGC 7089) is a globular cluster in the constellation Aquarius, five degrees north of the star Beta Aquarii. It was discovered by Jean-Dominique Maraldi in 1746, and is one of the largest known globular clusters.
 

Image Information

Location Fingal ON
Date Nov 21 2011
Optics AstroTech AT8IN
Filters Baader MPCC
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera Canon/Hutech 500DH
ISO 800
Subexposures 15
Exposure Length 30
Guider WO ZS66SD/ST-4
 

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