M62

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, June 14, 2020
M62 (NGC 6266 and others) is a Shapley-Sawyer class IV (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapley%E2%80%93Sawyer_Concentration_Class) globular cluster located approximately 22,000 light-years away in Ophiuchus.

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

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on June 5th and July 7th, 2018 and June 11th, 2020 at the Danville Conservation Area (New Florence, Missouri) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50005131983/sizes/l/
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