M107 | Craig & Tammy Temple

Craig & Tammy Temple
Location of photo
Hendersonville, TN
Date/Time of photo
June 21, 2009
10" Orion Newtonian f/4.7 w/Baader MPCC; Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD, Guided; Canon 350D (self-modified) w/Astronomik EOS Clip IR filter, 2" Hutech IDAS LPS filter; 31 x 60s @ ISO 1600
M107 is a loosely packed, magnitude 10.00 globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus, about 21,000ly from Earth. It was discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1782 but wasn't added to Messier's list of objects until 1947
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