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Photographer:

Fred Herrmann

Email:

ftherrmann@comcast.net

Location of Photo:

Hsv, AL

Date/Time of photo:

Jan 2014

Equipment:

AT RC12/STT8300 RGB 6x600s

Description:

The “Intergalactic Wanderer” (NGC2419) is one of the more massive and distant globular clusters orbiting our Milky Way. NGC2419 is 300,000 light-years distant and resides in the constellation Lynx. As its name implies NGC2419 was at one time thought not to be a part of our Milky Way system because of its great distance. It is however now considered a part of the Milky Way and takes three billion years to complete one orbit about the Milky Way.

Website:

http://owlmountainobservatory.com/

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