Tagged: Globular - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: Globular

Messier 22 Globular Cluster thumbnail
10-Sep-2019
10600 light years away, Messier 22 is one of the closest and brightest globular clusters visible from Earth.

Messier 2 Globula Cluster thumbnail
26-Sep-2018
55,000 light years away, Messier 2 (M2) is one of the largest known globular clusters.

Messier 15 Globular Cluster with IFN thumbnail
13-Oct-2019
Messier 15 is a very old and tightly packed home to over 100,000 stars. It is 33,600 light years from Earth, and is visible to the naked eye in areas with little light pollution.

Messier 55 Globular Cluster thumbnail
13-Aug-2019
One of the few Messier objects difficult to observe in the northern hemisphere, M55 is a globular cluster 17,600 light years away, comprising of around 100,000 very old stars.

Omega Centauri thumbnail
19-Apr-2017
Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) is the largest globular cluster in the Milky Way at a diameter of roughly 150 light-years. It is estimated to contain approximately 10 million stars.

Caldwell 68 and Globular Cluster NGC6723 thumbnail
26-Jun-2016
Less than 500 light-years away and blocking light from more distant, background stars in the Milky Way, the densest part of the dust cloud of Caldwell 68 is about 8 light-years long. At its tip is a group of reflection nebulae cataloged as NGC 6726, 6727, 6729, and IC 4812. A characteristic blue color is produced as light from hot stars is reflected by the cosmic dust.

Globular Cluster Caldwell 79 / NGC 3201 thumbnail
06-Mar-2016
It's been cloudy. Very cloudy. I managed to get a short imaging session, so I had to choose a bright target. The globular cluster Caldwell 79 was in the right place at the right time. It is located at a distance of 16,300 light years from the Sun and has an estimated 254,000 times the mass of the Sun. This cluster is about 10.24 billion years old.

Messier 75 Globular Cluster thumbnail
11-Sep-2017
Messier 75 is a dense globular cluster 65000 light years away. This test shot is the first published photo from my new 10" f/4 newtonian telescope, and it's been quite a journey to get a nice field corrected image from it. Now I wait for the new moon and a suitable target.