M92 - Cluster in Hercules
M92 - Cluster in Hercules
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M92 - Cluster in Hercules
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
L 40x2m + RGB 28x4m + RGB 12x5m,
Total 9hr 56m
SGP, MaximDL, Corel
MN190, STF-9300M, EQ8
A80Mf, TV2xBarlow, LSX2
Messier 92 is a globular cluster found in the constellation Hercules.
This is a bright cluster and is also known as NGC6341. It can easily be seen even with a small telescope.

This was taken with a MN190 Maksutov-Newtonian telescope from the the city. M92 is a bit tricky to photograph because the core is very bright. In long exposure frames it tends to over-saturate. But shortening the exposure time causes the surrounding stars to start disappearing. So it is a compromise. In this case, the core did end up a bit too bright but a lot of the surrounding stars appeared.

Images of M92 - Globular Cluster in Hercules
M92 - Globular Cluster in Hercules. Taken with a C8 SCT telescope and a D90 DSLR camera
M92 - Globular Cluster in Hercules. Taken with a MN190 Maksutov-Newtonian reflector telescope and an STF-8300M camera
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