The Forgotten Cluster
Photographed by Scott Davis on June 1, 2013
From Ahwahnee Hills Observatory
Poor Messier 92...this beautiful globular cluster is often overlooked by astronomers drawn to the rather immense Messier 13 in the constellation Hercules. However, this globular is beautifully colorful and worthy of a gander the next time you peer up at Hercules!
Canon EOS 60D
Orion Astrograph 8" f/3.9 Newtonian
Celestron CGEM (Hypertuned)
Orion Shorttube 80mm w/ Starshoot Autoguider
Camera settings were ISO 1600 with a shutter speed of 30 seconds. This stacked image is a composite of 40 light frames and 15 dark frames, and was calibrated with 50 flats, 50 dark flats, and 50 bias frames.
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