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Photographer:

Dr Alan Potts

Email:

pott_sa@tiscali.co.uk

Location of Photo:

Lincoln, England

Date/Time of photo:

23rd September, 2016

Equipment:

7-inch Intes Maksutov-Newtonian and Nikon D3300 DSLR

Description:

M71 is a loose and relatively metal rich globular. There are horizontal-branch (He fusing core) stars which give it the definition of a globular. This image shows the cluster on the left; to the right is an asterism that will be well known to small telescope users. Total exposure was 8m 40s in 13s subframes stacked in DeepSkyStacker.

Website:

https://www.photocrowd.com/photographer-community/49727/

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