M22 Globular cluster

Globular cluster in Sagittarius
RA: 18h 35m
DEC: -23º 56´
Mag: 5.9

Scope/lens: Celestron C8, f/6.3
Mount: GM 8
Guiding: ST-4 autoguider
Guidescope: 80mm refractor

Film: Fuji 800 HG hypered
Exposure: 30 minutes

Location: Camino Cielo Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Date: 7/10/99

In the path of the Milky Way in Sagittarius, M22 would rival M13 if it were in a more northernly declination. Despite its location, M22 is an excellent target for summer time viewing at a distance of 10,000 light years.

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