Globular Star Cluster M-5 (NGC 5904)

Globular Cluster, M-5

This is a 2-minute exposure taken with an SBIG ST-9E CCD camera through Kopernik's 20 inch F/8.1 telescope. Sky conditions were poor, with high cloud and a nearly full moon. The field of view is about 8 x 8 arc minutes.

Description of M-5 in The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000 (c) Willmann-Bell, Inc.: