Messier 5

48. Messier 5

Messier 5  RA: 15h 18.6'  Dec: +02 05'   Serpens (Ser)

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Messier 5 or M5 (also designated NGC 5904) is a globular cluster in the constellation Serpens. It was discovered by Gottfried Kirch in 1702.

Image Information

Location Fingal ON
Date Jun 17 2010
Optics SV102ED
Filters None
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera Hutech 500DH
ISO 800
Subexposures 10
Exposure Length 120
Guider Stellarvue NH2/ST-4

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