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M2 is a bright and compact globular cluster located in the constellation Aquarius. Under dark sky it can be seen quite easily with binoculars and is easily resolved with telescopes of moderate aperture. M2 is about 50,000 light years distant and about 150 light years in diameter.
Location: Okie-Tex Star Party
Telescope: LX200 10" SCT @ f/6.3
Mount: AP-1200 GTOCP3
Camera: Hutech Modified Canon 350D @ ISO 800
Exposure Count: 6 x 5 min, 30 minutes total exposure
Guiding: SBIG ST402ME, CCDSoft
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