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Ursa Astronomical Association
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Ursa Astronomical Association

M2 - 24.8.2015 at 00.40 Kangasala Observation number 41437

Visibility IV / V


Aquarius M2 shone handsomely in the clear starry sky.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M2
    • Näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Aquarius
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 6.5
  • Weather
    • Oikein kaunis ja kirkas tähtitaivas.
  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Seeing
    • Excellent
  • Limiting magnitude
    • 6
  • Star clusters and asterisms
    • Globular cluster info

      Globular cluster is a ball-shaped group of thousand of stars. Typically it looks like a round fuzzy spot. With bigger instruments a part of the stars in the cluster can be seen as sepaterated.

       

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      The globular cluster M13 is in Hercules. Image Rauno Päivinen.

       

      The globular cluster M2 in Aquarius. Image Timo Inkinen.

Technical information

SW ED80 + Olympus Pen E-PM2 + WO 0.8 Reducer + EQ6. 5x30 s ISO800 DSS.

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