• Constellation: Serpens
  • Right Ascension: 15:16:05.25
  • Declination: -00:06:41.8
  • Distance: 75,600 ly

Palomar 5 is a extremely faint globular cluster located in Serpens. Originally discovered in 1950, it was originally classified as a dwarf galaxy. Ir is also in the process of being torn apart by our Milky Way galaxy. Barely visible in this image, it is the faint star field located between the two brighter stars in the lower middle of the image.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM