ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

           M 92 - Globular Cluster  in Hercules

M 92                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
28 Jul. 2003
60 min. Total
5 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This globular cluster is about 27 thousand light years distant.  It has several very bright objects in line of view of the center core.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland

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