|Description: M71 is a particularly loose globular cluster. The majority of these stars are redder than they appear in this infrared image, which was made to highlight the bright red giant stars, whose colour differs from the rest of the cluster.
Image information: Stacked, dark-subtracted, registered combination of 15 x 15s unfiltered images and 12 x 15s in R V and I-bands. Image taken 04/07/2006.
Physical information: Magnitude: 8.6, size: 7.2', aka NGC6838.
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