M12 - Globular Cluster

M12 - Globular

M12 (NGC6218) is a globular cluster located at a distance of approximately 18,000 light years within the constellation Ophiuchus.    More information about this object and additional images can be found at the Messier Index - M12.  

The above image is a composite of 87, 15-second, IR-filtered (white) images taken on 11 June 2000.  

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