M 7

M 7 (9) (10inch)

A bright open star cluster in Scorpius. M 7 is approx. 980 LY distance and is projected against millions of background Milky Way stars.

Telescope.  10 Inch F4 Newtonian.

Camera. S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date. 15 x 300 sec.  June 2015.

Location.   (Wiruna) Ilford  N.S.W.