|Globular cluster in Ophiuchus|
|This globular cluster was discovered by Charles Messier in 1764, although it was William Herschel who first
resolved it as a star cluster in 1783. It is located in Serpens.
Distance to Earth: 16 light years
Visual magnitude: 6,7.
More information can be found in: Messier index. M5
|Date and location||6-jul-2013. Caraquiz, Madrid|
|Telescope||ASA N10, f=906mm on ASA DDM85 mount.|
|Camera||FLI ML16803. IDAS LPS, RGB Baader filters|
|Image Processing||L: 16x120s, RGB: 6x120s. Processed with Pixinsight|
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