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M22 - 11.11.2012 at 20.15 Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia Observation number 9084

Visibility IV / V

Toni Veikkolainen, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

An eye-catching spherical set north of Sagittarius Teapot Pattern. Clearly oval and moderately focused. With its brightness, it covers all other objects of the same type in its constellation.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M22
    • Näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Sagittarius
  • 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.


      The globular cluster 47 Tucanae is located in Tucana. Image Arto Oksanen.


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


      The globular cluster M2 in Aquarius. Image Timo Inkinen.

Technical information

Nikon D3200 + Samyang 85 mm f / 1.4, 66 x 4 s, ISO 3200. Cropped from the larger image.

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