M4 - Globular Cluster
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog:  M4

Magnitude:
5.9

Size:
26.3'

Constellation: 
Scorpius

Common Name or Description: 
My favorite globular cluster lying in the rich area near Antares - near many other interting objects - beautiful in the eyepiece
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Date Taken: March-04                         Location:  Pine Mountain Club, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FS-152 telescope @ F5.7 & SBIG ST10XME CCD camera
Exposure: 
RGB = 12/12/16 (240 second individual exposures)
Notes:
A great weekend breaking in the new scope - The Tak EM200 mount does a great job handling the 6" refractor
Click here for a widefield FSQ image - joint venture with Gary Schones