Messier 107 (M 107)

Introduction | Map | Find/Identify | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the globular star cluster M 107 in the constellation Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer.

 

Introduction

The globular star cluster M 107 is located in the constellation Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer and fairly down south. According to Stoyan, it is the faintest of the globular star clusters in constellation Ophiuchus.

Size: 2.5' (Stoyan)
Distance: 19,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

The globular star cluster M 107 in constellation Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer is located far south. (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

The globular star cluster M 107 with the complete constellation Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer; it is located far south. (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

Find/Identify

Find: M 107 is located below the star zeta Ophiuchus (a little to the left) at the middle bottom of constellation Ophiuchus (see map above).

Identify: If you found the star zeta Ophiuchus (at the middle bottom of constellation Ophiuchus), you will also be able to identify M 107.

 

My Own Photos

         

M 107 - May 21, 2020

 

M 107 - May 21, 2020, processed

 

M 107 - May 21, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 107 - May 21, 2020

 

M 107 - May 21, 2020, processed

 

M 107 - May 21, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 107 - May 31, 2020

 

M 107 - May 31, 2020, processed

 

M 107 - May 31, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 107 - Jun 11, 2020

 

M 107 - Jun 11, 2020, processed

 

M 107 - Jun 11, 2020, processed and sharpened

 

My Own Observations

Observations September/October 2019

Observations May to July 2020

 

References

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