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M70 - Globular Cluster




This shot was taken on 8/19/07, using a Slooh remote-controlled telescope in Dome 1 of their facility in the Canary Islands. The telescope used was a 14-inch f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain and the camera was a SBIG ST-10XME. This shot is the result of a processed 5 minute exposure.



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The globular cluster, M70, is about 35,200 light years from earth.









 

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