M71 - Globular Cluster
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog:  M71

Magnitude:
8.4

Size:
7.2'

Constellation: 
Sagitta

Common Name or Description: 
Small but bright globular cluster - loose and irregular center
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Date Taken: 7/1/06                         Location:  Idyllwild, CA   
Equipment: 
RCOS 12.5" truss telescope & SBIG STL4020 CCD camera
Exposure: 
LRGB =30/15/15/15
Notes:
This cluster is so loose that I've seen it refered to as an open cluster by mistake