NGC 2419 (Caldwell 25)

Telescope: Hubble Space Telescope, 2.4m Reflector, 57.6m FL
Camera: Wide Field Camera 3 (Ultraviolet and visible light channels), about 3' x 3' field of view, 4096 x 4096 pixels
Exposure: Red 1300 seconds, Green 1200 seconds, Blue 1450 seconds. Processed with Photoshop. Chip gap removed, High Pass filter, Color Balanced, Saturation increased.
Image Center (J2000): RA 07h 38m, DEC +38° 52'

Globular cluster in Lynx, mag 9.0. Known as the Intergalactic Wanderer, located opposite the galactic center. Generally not imaged in smaller telescopes since it is dim in comparison to other neaby globular clusters. HST Proposal 11903 tested parameters of the color filters on one of its cameras, this image was a secondary result.


Hubble Archive files:

Red: hst_11903_41_wfc3_uvis_f814w_sci
Green: hst_11903_41_wfc3_uvis_f625w_sci
Blue: hst_11903_41_wfc3_uvis_f438w_sci
NGC 2419 (Caldwell 25), Globular cluster in Lynx, mag 9.0. Known as the Intergalactic Wanderer, located opposite the galactic center. Generally not imaged in smaller telescopes since it is dim in comparison to other neaby globular clusters. HST Proposal 11903 tested parameters of the color filters on one of its cameras, this image was a secondary result.