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M2 is one of the most dense and compact globular clusters in the sky and contains approximately 150,000 stars. It is around 37,500 light years away and lies just beyond the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
I opted for longer exposures (90 seconds) for this object, but ended up tossing most of them due to poor tracking. As such, this photo is not nearly as sharp and detailed as I had hoped (and as compared to my M13). Transparency was also very poor, adding to the slightly out-of-focus look.