M71

M71 - Globular

M71 (NGC 6838) is a globular cluster in the constellation Sagitta.  This cluster is estimated to be located 11,700 light years away.  More information and additional images of this cluster can be found at the Messier Index - M71.  This image is from a white component consisting of 18, fifteen-second IR-blocked exposures (see below) combined with a series of fifteen second images in cyan (17x15s), magenta (4x15s) and yellow (12x15s) taken on 8 November 1999.

M71 - Globular

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