Messier 107

128. Messier 107

NGC 6171  RA: 16h 32.5'  Dec: -13 03'   Ophiuchus (Oph)

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Messier 107 or M107, also known as NGC 6171, is a very loose globular cluster in a very mildly northern part of the sky in Ophiuchus, and is the last such object in the Messier Catalogue.

Image Information

Location Black Forest SP
Date Sept 2015
Optics Orion 10" f/3.9
Filters Baader MPCC
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera Canon/Hutech 500D
ISO 1600
Subexposures 11
Exposure Length 300
Guider KwiqGuider

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