M28 NGC 6626

Object Type Open Cluster
Constellation Sagittarius
Magnitude 6.9
Size 14.0' x 14.0'

M28 is a small, compact, but bright globular cluster in Sagittarius. It is situated some 4 degrees west and 1 degree south of M22, close to the bright star lamba sagittarii, which is the bright red star to the left of the cluster. M28 is a good sight in an 8" telescope with considerable resolution achievable.

45 minutes exposure on Kodak Gold 1000 film.
5" f/5 refractor, prime focus.