M71 is a loosely packed globular cluster about 12,000 light years away in the constellation Sagitta. We see it through dense foreground stars on the edge of the Milky Way.
More detail from the same image is shown below. These images are at the same scale as the images of globular clusters M2, M5, M13, M15, and M92.
96 minutes L and 96 minutes RGB binned 2x2 on 2015-09-16 using a QSI 583 camera from northern New Jersey through an Astro-Physics 155mm refractor at f7.1. North is up. ©2015