NGC2419 - The Intergalactic Wanderer

Credits: Keith Turnecliff, Long Itchington.

NGC2419 AKA The Intergalactic Wanderer is a beautiful globular cluster in the constellation Lynx

Facts about NGC2419 by Keith Turnecliff

This surprising globular cluster turns out to be made up of two separate populations of red giant stars, one of which is unusually helium-rich.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for mid February at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.