A similar (but brighter and larger) globular cluster of stars. It contains around half a million stars and is around 34,000 light years from earth. You can also see NGC5263 – a spiral galaxy – top centre of the image.
Techie: SW ED80PRO at f/6.5 Canon 1000D unmodded ISO800, 2h of 5min subs guided with a SW 80mm refractor and SPC900 webcam. 29 Dark frames and 25 Flats. Processed in Deep Sky Stacker and PS CS5 and a little help from “Noel’s Actions”.