M71 - NGC 6838
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Globular Sagitta 19h53.8 18°47' 6.1' 8 12 kly

Messier 71 (also known as M71 or NGC 6838) is a globular cluster in the constellation Sagitta, at a distance of about 12,000 light-years.

With its very low star concentration, M71 was long considered as an open cluster.

 

Cluster detail:

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Aug 19, 2003 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP