the "Gumball" globular cluster in Ophiuchus

10.1'' reflector  Mallincam DS432cTEC
Exposures = 2.5 sec, Gain = 35/250, Live Stacked frames = 1
M12 has a fairly loose structure that is remiscent of M4 although slightly more condensed than that, especially at the core, and smaller in size. Its distance is listed at about 16,000 light years away.

North at 6 o'clock, East at 3 o'clock