- Description: Open cluster M18 in Sagittarius. It is the loose cluster of about 20 stars,
located to the lower right of M17 or just left of center. Compact at about 9 arc minutes in diameter,
combined brightness is magnitude 6.9. The large bright cloud of stars in the bottom half of the picture
is Messier 24 - the Small Sagittarius Star Cloud. Below that is IC1283/84 at the bottom of the image.
- Film: Kodak Royal Gold 100
- Scope: 8" f1.5 Schmidt camera
- Exposure: 15 Minutes
- Location: Mt. Kobau, B.C.
- Date: 21 August, 1995