The Binocular Sky


M92 (NGC 6341)

Constellation: Her
Object Type: Globular Cluster
RA:  17h 17m 7s
Dec:  +43° 8' 12"
Magnitude: 6.4
Recommended minimum aperture: 50mm

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M92 lies 23 of the way from η to ι Her.

What You Should See:

M92 is a superb globular cluster in its own right. It is very bright with edges begin to resolve at ×37. Were it not so close in the sky to the even larger M13, I am sure that would be far better known, and more often observed.