M14 NGC 6402

Object Type Globular Cluster
Constellation Ophiuchius
Magnitude 7.6
Size 11.0' x 11.0'

M14 is fairly large and bright globular cluster in Ophiuchius. It was not visible to the naked eye with certainty while observing from a dark location. The outer regions are resolved with a little difficulty in an 8" telescope.

Combination of 15, 1 minute exposures SBIG ST9E CCD.
10" f/6.3 schmidt-cassegrain at prime focus.

Combination of 10, 1 minute exposures SBIG ST9E CCD.
16" f/10 schmidt-cassegrain with an f/6.3 focal reducer.