PhotographerAaron A. Jocko
Location of photoBackyard,Mattawa,Ontario
Date/Time of photo3/29/07/ 01:16am
EquipmentOrion 120mm ST on a cg5 mount 50sec ISO 1600
DescriptionGlobular Cluster M92 (NGC 6341), class IV, in Discovered 1777 by Johann Elert Bode. Cataloged on March 18, 1781, the same day as 8 other objects, all of them Virgo Cluster galaxies (M84-M91). It was William Herschel who first resolved it into stars in 1783.