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3-5-07 Adam Stuart


Miami, FL

Intergalactic Wanderer NGC2419. A globular star cluster in Lynx (the faint fuzzy in the center of the image), NGC 2419 is sometimes called the Intergalactic Wanderer because initially it was thought to be aimlessly wandering amongst the galaxies of the Local Group. However, more recent measurements seem to indicate that it is gravitationally bound to the Milky Way and therefore not a true wanderer as its name suggests.

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2424 (upper left), mag 12.6, 3.6 x .5 arc-min.

SXV-H9,5.23 arc-sec/pixel
Stellarvue Nighthawk @ f/6, piggybacked on STV-guided LX200 at 1575 mm. Astronomik 13 nm H-alpha filter, 15 x 900 seconds, unbinned 1x1. Sigma combined in Ray Gralak's pre-beta 11.
Moon (96% phase) 80 degrees away. full exif

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