Archive for March 10, 2011

NGC 2419 “The Intergalactic Wanderer” Globular Cluster In Lynx

March 10, 2011

NGC 2419

10-inch reflector at 191x presents this unique object as very dim, without resolve of stars, with a mostly round irregular shape. When using averted vision a crescent shape is noted on the north edge. The bright 7.5 mag star just to the west creates glare and reduces the contrast of this object.