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Photographer:

Craig & Tammy Temple

Email:

hootbrewer@bellsouth.net

Location of Photo:

Hendersonville, TN

Date/Time of photo:

June 21, 2009

Equipment:

10" Orion Newtonian f/4.7 w/Baader MPCC; Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD, Guided; Canon 350D (self-modified) w/Astronomik EOS Clip IR filter, 2" Hutech IDAS LPS filter; 31 x 60s @ ISO 1600

Description:

M107 is a loosely packed, magnitude 10.00 globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus, about 21,000ly from Earth. It was discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1782 but wasn't added to Messier's list of objects until 1947

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