Messier 25

Discovered by Philippe Loys de Cheseaux in 1745, this object was first catalogued by Charles Messier in 1764.

 

Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: M25 or IC 4725
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Sagittarius
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2000 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Open Cluster
Exposure: 60 minutes each rgb Position: R.A. 18 hr 31 min , Dec -19'
Processed using PixInsight & Photoshop CS6 Date: June 2015
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village