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M 71  
June 2005
FS-128G  (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LsRGB 1 minutes each

M71 is one of  many globular clusters that orbit our galaxy.  The stars within the cluster are among the oldest stars and are deficient in most metals.  The integrated spectral classification is G1.

M71 is in an Arrowhead shape and is most beautiful when viewed through a scope.