NGC 2419: the Intergalactic Wanderer in Lynx.

This globular cluster is 300,000 light years away and despite its name it still belongs to our Galaxy.

Images taken: Mar. 31, 2009, by Anatole Langdon and Matti Jalmari Pirhonen.

Telescope: Meade 12 in at f/5.6.

Camera: SBIG ST-10 CCD camera

Exposures: 3x 30 sec red, green, and blue filters.

Image processing: CCDoops + CCDSoft + Photoshop CS.