M 62

M 62 (GC) (60)  (crop)

M 62

M 62 is a globular cluster in Ophiuchus at a distance of 22500 LY and contains a high number of variable stars, most RR Lyrae type.

M 62 is the most asymmetric globular cluster known.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  12 x 300 sec.   Aug 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.