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Globular Cluster
M107 | Messier 107 | NGC 6171
This very loose globular cluster contains about 100,000 stars. It also has dark obscured regions, which is unusual for globular clusters.

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All Images of Globular Cluster
15 Aug 2015

Night of:Saturday August 15, 2015
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:10:30 PM | Aug 15, 2015
RA:16h 32m 32s
Declination:-13d 03' 14"
Distance:20,900 light years
Magnitude:+8.9 mV
Camera Settings:
Camera:Celestron NightScape
Pixel Scale:0.73 arcsec
Image Size:1639 x 1308 pixels (2.1 MP)
19.9' x 15.9'
Exposure:20 sec
Stacked Frames:15
Shot Info:unbinned
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