Messier 24 (M 24)

Introduction | Map | Find/Identify | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the Small Sagittarius Cloud M 24 in the constellation Sagittarius.

 

Introduction

The Small Sagittarius Cloud M 24 is located in the constellation Sagittarius and is actually a part of the Milky Way.

Size: 1.5° x 0.5°(Stoyan)
Distance: --- (Stoyan)
Rating: *** (Stoyan)

 

Map

M 24 (Small Sagittarius Cloud) in the constellation Sagittarius and in the context of other nearby DSO (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

Find/Identify

Find: M 24 is located below M 17 and M 18. Simply move down from M 17 (nebula glow) and M 18 along the Milky Way to find M 24.

Identify: If you found M 17 with its nebula glow and move down beyond M 18 you can be fairly sure to have found M 24.

 

My Own Photos

         

M 24 - May 29, 2020

  M 24 - May 31, 2020   M 24 - Aug 8, 2020
   
M 24 - May 29, 2020, photo on top processed   M 24 - May 31, 2020, photo on top processed   M 24 - Aug 8, 2020, photo on top processed
     
M 24 - Aug 23, 2020   M 24 - Aug 23, 2020, photo left processed    

 

My Own Observations

Observations September/October 2019

Observations May - August 2020

 

References

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