“It is man’s reason that lifts him to the stars.” Ayn Rand
Globular Cluster in Coma Berenices – Messier 53
This cluster is 65000 light years distant and has a luminosity of 330,000 times that of the Sun. It was taken with the 11 inch Celestron and represents 20 stacked RGB filtered images of 60 seconds each. It was processed in Maxim DL and Photoshop.