Globular cluster NGC 6760 in Aquila

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, August 25, 2017

NGC 6760 is a Shapley-Sawyer class IX (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 24,000 light-years away in Aquila.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri (a red zone) on August 22nd and 23rd, 2017 with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/36753702316/sizes/l

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