Object Type: Globular Cluster
Location: Tarragona – Spain
M5 is undoubtedly one of the finest globular clusters we can observe with our telescopes, But I have to admit that I was not able to show all the beauty I saw through the eyepiece, better to take a look for yourselves .
For more details of my observation you can visit my blog:
Date and Time: 2015-05-09, 00h 10m UT
Telescope: SC Celestron 235mm (9.25″); CGEM mount.
Eyepiece: Nagler 16mm Type 5 (x146.88)
White paper, HB2 graphite pencil, scanned and inverted with Gimp 2
Seeing: 3/5 (5 the best)
Transparency: Clear. Rural skies.
Location Constellation: Serpens Caput
Position: R.A. 15 h 18 min / Dec. +02° 05′
Thank you and best regards.
5 thoughts on “Messier 5”
This is a very fine capture of the great globular M.5.
I like the background shading of faint stars.
Oscar, very nice sketch!
A very fine capture of an all time favorite globular cluster.
Thank you all. You are very kind .)
Very beautiful sketch of M5. Nice details in the globular unresolved as well as resolved regions.