Messier 56

Taken by: Tony Cellini

Date: 05/22/2010

Exposure: 54 minutes (18 X 180 seconds)

Description: Globular cluster Messier 56, in Lyra. Often overlooked because of the more famous Messier 57 (The Ring Nebula), this little globular sits in a beautifully rich star field in the summer Milky Way. AstroTech AT106LE APO Celestron CGE mount Guided with Orion ST80 and SSAG 18 X 180 seconds, Baader Luminance filter

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