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Default M92 - Globular Cluster in Hercules

The Messier Ten Minute Challenge

M92 - Globular Cluster in Hercules

Originally discovered by Bode in 1777 M92 (NGC 6341) is better known
as the second best globular cluster in Hercules. With an angular
diameter of 14 arc mins it has a diameter of just over 100 light years
and a mass of up to 330,000 suns.

http://www.martin-nicholson.info/ten...llenge/m92.htm


Martin Nicholson, Daventry, England.

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