Messier Clusters to M 23


Messier Clusters of Stars Within Our Galaxy

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M 2 Cluster in Aquarius

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/5 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 3 min

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M 2 Cluster in Aquarius

Stellarvue Nighthawk 80mm, SBIG ST4000XCM, 1 min * 17

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M 3 Cluster in Canes Venatici

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, Pentax K110D, 2 min * 13

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M 4 Cluster in Scorpius

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, Pentax K110D, 2 min * 21

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M 5 Cluster in Serpens Caput

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/6.3 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 8 min * 3

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M 5 Cluster in Serpens Caput

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, SBIG ST-4000XCM, 3 min * 46

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M 10 Cluster in Ophiuchus

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/5 reducer SBIG ST-7E, 2 min

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M 10 Cluster in Ophiuchus

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, Pentax K110D, 2 min * 5

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M 11 "Wild Duck Cluster" in Scutum

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/6.3 reducer SBIG ST4000XCM, 10 min * 7

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M 12 Cluster in Ophiuchus

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, Pentax K110D, 2 min * 10

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M 13 Cluster in Hercules

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, Pentax K110D, 2 min * 12

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M 13 Cluster in Hercules

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, SBIG ST-4000XCM, 2 min * 42
Binned 2*2, monochrome

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M 14 Cluster in Ophiuchus
I was having guiding problems and ended up with an assortment of exposures.

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, SBIG ST-7E, 83, 146, 480 sec

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M 15 Cluster in Pegasus

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/6.3 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 5 min * 4

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M 18 Cluster in Sagittarius

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with f/6.3 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 1 min * 2

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M 19 Cluster in Ophiuchus
I have a hard time with globular clusters, my equipment
does not have the resolution for that many stars so close together

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/6.3 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 5 min

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M 21 Cluster in Sagittarius

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with f/6.3 reducer, SBIG ST-7E, 1 min * 2

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M 22 Cluster in Sagittarius
This a favorite cluster since it was the first non-trivial
object I found in my big binoculars and in my SCT

ST-80, SBIG ST-7E, 3 min * 3

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M 23 Cluster in Sagittarius

Stellarvue Nighthawk 80mm, SBIG ST-7E, 1 min * 8

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