The Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419)

Posted by dcrowson
on Thursday, March 30, 2017

NGC 2419 (Caldwell 25 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class VII (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 300,000 light-years away in Lynx.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged over five nights in March, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33612857381/sizes/l

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