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M5 - 20.4.2015 at 00.39 Oulu Observation number 37167

Visibility IV / V

Jaakko Asikainen, Oulun Arktos

From the other destination of the evening, the M5, I only have time to take a small amount of lights. At its highest, the target was at 25 degrees, which is just above my tree line.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M5
    • Näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Serpens
  • Field of view
  • 0.6 degrees
  • Darkness
    • Mediocre
  • Seeing
    • Average
  • Star clusters and asterisms
    • Globular cluster info

      Globular cluster is a ball-shaped group of thousand of stars. Typically it looks like a round fuzzy spot. With bigger instruments a part of the stars in the cluster can be seen as sepaterated.


      The globular cluster 47 Tucanae is located in Tucana. Image Arto Oksanen.


      The globular cluster M13 is in Hercules. Image Rauno Päivinen.


      The globular cluster M2 in Aquarius. Image Timo Inkinen.

Technical information

8 "Newton, QHY9M, NEQ6 Pro, Baader 2" filters. 20x1minL + 5x1min colors.

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