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Photographer:

FERNANDO MENEZES

Location of Photo:

Location: Jales - SP - Brazil

Date/Time of photo:

08/09/2021

Equipment:

EQUIPMENTS: ZWO ASI 6200MC COLED Esprit 1500mm Mount cem60 101x100"

Description:

Messier 4 (NGC 6121) is a globular cluster of stars in the constellation Scorpio, discovered by Jean-Philippe de Chéseaux in 1745 or 1746. The cluster is at a distance of just 7,200 light-years from Earth, considered the closest globular cluster to Earth until 2007, when the distance of the FSR 1767 cluster was estimated to be just 4,900 light-years from Earth.

Website:

https://www.astrobin.com/full/3em9jb/0/