M92 in Hercules

NGC 3077 in Ursa Major Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz

Messi­er 92 (also known as M92 or NGC 6341) is a glob­u­lar cluster of stars in the north­ern con­stel­la­tion of Her­cules. It was dis­covered by Johann Elert Bode in 1777, then pub­lished in the ‘Jahr­buch’ dur­ing 1779. The cluster was inde­pend­ently redis­covered by Charles Messi­er on March 18, 1781 and added as the 92nd entry in his cata­logue. M92 is at a dis­tance of about 26,700 light-years away from Earth.

[descrip­tion from wikipedia]

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RCOS 14.5″ f/​8
ASA DDM85
Apo­gee U16M
Astro­don Gen2
LRGB 220:110:100:100 min.
ROSA Remote Obser­vat­or­ies South­ern Alps
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Find­er Chart M92 in Hercules

M92 Cluster in Hercules Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz Skychart

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