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Messier 22 - Globular Cluster in Sagittarius | by The Dark Side Observatory
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Messier 22 - Globular Cluster in Sagittarius

Here is a view of Messier 22 (M22 or NGC 6656), a bright globular cluster in the constellation Sagittarius and located near the galactic bulge. M22 is about 10,700 light-years away and is one of the older globs in the Milky Way. You may have known this, I did not, that this is one of four globular clusters that have a planetary nebula.


Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, Canon 6D stock camera, ISO 3200, 10 x 60 second exposures with dark/bias frames, guided using a ZWO ASI290MC and Orion 60mm guide scope. Image date: September 28, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.

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Uploaded on November 12, 2018