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M30 - Globular Cluster

This shot was taken on 7/16/05, using a Slooh remote-controlled telescope in Dome 2 of their facility in the Canary Islands. The telescope used was a 14-inch f/11 Schmidt-Cassegrain and the camera was a SBIG ST-10XME. This shot is the result of a processed 5 minute exposure.


The globular cluster, M30, is about 26,700 light years from earth.


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