- Description: Open Clusters Messier 7 (lower left) Messier 6 (upper right) in Scorpius. M7
is a large cluster at 80 arc minutes across - 1 and 1/3 degrees. Very bright at magnitude 3.3 and
containing about 80 stars. A great target for binoculars but very low to the ground in southern Alberta.
The two bright stars, lower right, are the "stinger" stars in the tail of Scorpius. The faint red nebula
on the right side is NGC6357.
- Film: Kodak Ektachrome 200
- Scope: 135mm f3.5 telephoto
- Exposure: 25 Minutes
- Location: Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Utah
- Date: 24 May, 1990