M7- Ptolemy's Cluster

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Constellation: Scorpius - The Scorpion
Type: Open Cluster
Position: RA:17h53m 48s
Magnitude: 3.3
Exposure: Taken 5/20/04 at the Texas Star Party
20 minutes on Kodak Elite Chrome 200
Processing: Curves, color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Orion 80ED f/7.5 OTA on a Losmandy G-11 Gemini mount.
Guided with an SBIG ST-4 autoguider through an Orion 120 ST plus a 2X barlow

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky Astronomy Software

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