The Shield – Tonight at Cline Observatory

The constellation Scutum contains one of the most interesting star clouds in our galaxy, M11.  This cluster  of about 600 bright stars and hundreds of fainter stars was discovered in 1681 by Gottfried Kirsch. There are many yellow stars and red giants in this open cluster located more than 5,000 light years from Earth.  According … More The Shield – Tonight at Cline Observatory