Located in the direction of Musca and is partially obscured by dust lanes. It lies about 21,500 ly away, has a mass of about 4.1x105 solar masses and is classified as VIII (rather loosely concentrated towards the centre) on the Shapley-Sawyer globular cluster concentration scale (1927).
|Camera:||SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters||Scope:||Takahashi TOA-130, f=1000mm, f7.7, fov=1.0° x 0.7°|
|Mount:||Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2||Guiding:||external, E-finder|
|Filters/Exposures:||R:G:B = 20:20:20 ≡ 1h||Location:||ASV's LMDSS, Lady's Pass, Victoria, Australia|
|Date:||June 2016||Processing:||CCDStack2, RegiStar and Photoshop CS5|