Messier 14  -  wide field

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Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of M14

Object type: Globular star cluster (VIII)
Size: 11'
Magnitude: 7.6 mag
Constellation: Oph
Distance: 30,000 Ly
Notes: Messier 14 (M 14) is a globular star cluster located approximately 30,000 light-years away in the constellation Ophiuchus. This cluster is obscured by the dust of the Milky Way which leads to be being strongly reddened:

E(B-V) = 0.60mag


Exposure data

Date: 2022-06-25 until 2022-07-03 (3 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 1600)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 121x2min
Exposure time total: 4h02min