versions: 1280 x 1024 1680 x 1050 4008 x 2672
crop of central portion.
Object Type: Open
M7 is a very large and bright
open cluster that is easily visible to the naked eye. It is located about 80 light-years
from our solar system.
102-ED/TS Optics field flattener/STL-11000M/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
Exposures: LRGB: L 8 x 3 minutes: R 8 x 3 minutes: G 8 x 3 minutes:
B 8 x 3 minutes: RGB binned 2x2
Date: June 19, 2010
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. Gaussian
Blur was applied to the RGB image.