M62 also known as Messier 62 or NGC 6266, is a globular cluster located approximately 22,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Ophiuchus.  It was first discovered by Charles Messier in 1771 and was later included in his catalog of comet-like objects.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_62

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  The evening of June 27th 2013.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450Da

TELESCOPE:  Celestron C9.25 SCT @ F/6.3

MOUNT:  Celestron CGE Pro

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  53

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  100sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  1hr, 28min, 20sec.

SUBTRACTIONS:  16 darkframes, 40flat frames, 16darkflat frames

CAPTURE SOFTWARE:  MaximDL

STACKING SOFTWARE:  Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING:  Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

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