M6 Open Cluster

Open cluster in Scorpius
RA: 17h 40m
DEC: -32º 13´
Mag: 5.3

Scope/lens: 200mm f/4 reflector
Mount: GM 11
Guiding: ST-4 autoguider
Guidescope: 80mm refractor (400mm-f/5)

Film: Fuji Color 800
Exposure: 20 minutes

Location: Reyes Peak, Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County, CA
Date: 8/26/2000

M6, often referred to as the Butterfly Cluster resides next to M7, another well observerd open cluster in star-rich Scorpius.

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