This autumn skies do not feature a large number of globular clusters, but Messier 2 is one, and it is an impressive one. It is bright and fairly large. and many of its stars can be resolved through a typical amateur telescope.
|Distance (light yrs)
|Field of View
||21' x 16'
Image details: Exposure times of 36 minutes luminance, 18 minutes red, 12 minutes green and 12 minutes blue, taken with an SBIG ST-8300M imager and a 12" Meade telescope at f/10.