ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

  M 14 - Star Cluster in Ophiuchus

M 14                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
un-Guided

             IMAGE INFORMATION
02 May. 2004
34 min. Total
02 min. Sub-Exposures
RGB Filtered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This globular cluster is perhaps 28,400 light years distant.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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