Messier 5 or M5 Globular Star Cluster in the Constellation Serpens
it shines at magnitude 5.95 and has an visually apparent dimension of 23 arc minutes on the sky.
over 100,000 to 500000 stars in a tight ball or cluster, and these Globular Clusters often reside in the halo of our Milky Way galaxy.
M5 is one of the oldest(13 billion years old) inhabitants of our Galaxy and is located at 24,460 light years from Earth.
Its a beautiful globular both visually and photographically.
Explore Scientific 102MM Triplet APO refractor telescope, Bisque ME Mount, & QHY183C Cooled color Cmos Camera,
18 x 300 sec sub exposures stacked for a 90 minute exposure total integration time on 05-30-2021.