Alan and Lynn Gingrich took this beautiful image of globular cluster M12 during
their stay at the Kitt Peak Visitor
Center's Advanced Observing Program, on March 24, 2001. They used the AOP's
Meade 16in LX200 telescope operating at f/6.3 with SBIG ST8E CCD camera with
color filter wheel.
Credit: Alan and Lynn Gingrich/Adam Block/AURA/NOAO/NSF
Globular cluster M12 in Ophiuchus is shown here in approximately true-color.
This picture was created from images taken in June 1995 using BVR colors, at
the Burrell Schmidt telescope of Case Western Reserve University's Warner and
Swasey Observatory located on Kitt Peak, near Tucson, Arizona, during the
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(REU) program operated at the Kitt Peak National Observatory and supported by the
National Science Foundation. Image size is 20.3 arc minutes.
Credit: REU Program/NOAO/AURA/NSF
Last Modification: June 20, 2001