Messier 107

M107

This globular cluster is the last listed in the Messier catalogue. It wasn't catalogued by Charles Messier, but was discovered by his contemporary Pierre Mechain in 1782. It was added to the Messier list in 1947.

 

Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 Designation: M107, NGC6171
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Ophiuchus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Astrodon Gen II Filters Distance: Approx 21,000 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Globular Cluster
Exposure: 3 Hours RGB Position: R.A. 16 hr 32 min , Dec -13013'
Processed using PixInsight Date: May 23, 2014
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village