|Globular cluster in Serpens|
|This globular cluster was discovered by Gottfried
Kirch in 1702, although it was William Herschel who first
resolved it as a star cluster. It is located in Serpens and it is
thought to be one of the oldest globular clusters.
Distance to Earth: 24,5 light years
Visual magnitude: 5,6.
More information can be found in: Messier index. M5
|Date and location||26-jun-2013. Caraquiz, Madrid|
|Telescope||ASA N10, f=906mm on ASA DDM85 mount.|
|Camera||FLI ML16803. IDAS LPS, RGB Baader filters|
|Image Processing||LRGB: 12x120s. Processed with Pixinsight|
|Visits since september 14th, 2004:|