M14 Star Cluster

M14 Star Cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus. At aproxmatily 30,000 light-years, M14 contains several hundreds of thousands of stars. The shape of the cluster is elongated. M14 is about 100 light-years across. This was discovered by Charles Messier in 1764


Scope           TMB 130mm

Camera        Apogee U8300

Mount            Altas EQG

Filters            Astrodon RGB

Exposures   RGB  5min each X 6 per channel

Location      Connellsville Pa. Home Observatory     2012


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