Globular Cluster M22 resides in the constellation Sagittarius at a distance of 10,400 LY
from Earth, making it one of the nearest objects of its type.  It contains approximately
70,000 solar masses and is estimated to be 88 LY across.  It is one of the brightest
Globular Clusters, brighter than M13.    (Messier 22)



August 31, 2008
WO ZS 105mm f/7 Apo Refractor
Canon Digital Rebel 400D / Modified (Hap Griffin)
39 Minute / 18x180s @ 800ASA
Manually guided on a 14" Meade LX200
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski



 

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