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Description of object: M56 is a very compact located in Lyra.

 Image Information: 00:30 July 12, 2003.  This image was created from ten stacked, background flattened, images all with 30-second exposures.  This image was significantly processed to compensate for the nearly full moon.
Moon Illumination: 98%

Telescope and Camera Information: Meade 12in. f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain with an Apogee AP6E CCD camera.


M56 Crop