M11 - The Wild Duck Cluster


Date:             September 2000

Location:       NCO Wilderness Site - Boon Michigan   

Equipment:   4" f6 refractor, G11 mount, ST4, Taurus Tracker III  

Conditions:    Very Good - Dark and clear 

Film:              Kodak Ektapress PJ400     

Exposure:      1 hour

Comments:     While M11 looks like a "loose" globular cluster it is a very condensed open cluster.  The telescopic view is very nice, the cluster has a "V" shape to it hence the "Wild Duck".