Messier 5 (M 5)

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the globular star cluster M 5 in the constellation Serpens Caput/Head of the Serpent.

 

Introduction

The globular star cluster M 5 in the constellation Serpens Caput/Head of the Serpent is the brightest of its kind in the northern hemisphere, next to - or following - the globular star cluster M 13 in Hercules. In binoculars it appears, according to Stoyan, as a round nebula.

Size: 6'/12' (Stoyan/Karkoschka)
Distance: 25,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: **** (Stoyan)

 

Map

M 5 is located in constellation Serpens Caput/Head of the Serpent - some other globular star clusters are shown as well

 

My Own Photos

         

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020

 

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020, processed

 

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020

 

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020, processed

 

M 5 - Mar 18, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 5 - May 15, 2020

 

M 5 - May 15, 2020, processed

 

M 5 - May 15, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 5 - May 21, 2020

 

M 5 - May 21, 2020, processed

 

M 5 - May 21, 2020, processed and sharpened

   

M 5 - May 21, 2020

 

M 5 - May 21, 2020, processed

 

M 5 - May 21, 2020, processed and sharpened

 

My Own Observations

Observations May 2017

Observations June 2019

Observations March to May 2020

 

References

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