Mike's Astro Photos
Apr.16 2010

M5 Globular Star Cluster

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No its not the BMW M5, its Messier’s M5. M5 is one of the larger globular star clusters in our galaxy. Its about 24,000 light years away from earth and thought to¬†hold 100,000 to 500,000 stars.

M5 - April 14, 2010

M5 - April 14, 2010

Photo Details
William Optics FLT98
Canon 20Da DSLR Camera
38 minute exposure 19×2 minute
ISO 800
STV Autoguider
No moon, clear

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