M92, The Great Hercules Cluster
Uploaded by: Raginar
Monday February 10, 2014
Caption: M92. Only 1.5 Hours of data in RGB. M92 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Hercules. These massive constructions are home to millions of older stars. This particular object is roughly 26,700 light years from Earth. One of the interesting characteristics of globular clusters is the lack of heavy elements beyond Hydrogen and Helium. Details here: http://astrob.in/78117/0/
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