M72 (NGC 6981)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Globular Cluster Aquarius 20h53.5 -12°32' 5.1' 9.4 55 Kly

Messier 72 (also known as M72 or NGC 6981) is a globular cluster in the Aquarius constellation, at a distance of about 55,000 light-years.


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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Aug 30, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP