Messier 9 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 9, also known as NGC 6333, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Ophiuchus. It lies at a distance of ~26,000 light-years and has a diamater of ~75 light-years. The dark area to the south-west of the cluster is the dark nebula Barnard 64. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (60 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (60, 62 and 52 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 40 degrees on 22 August 2019. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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