Saturday, 11 August 2012

M2



M2 / NGC7089
Constellation - Aquarius
Globular cluster

Date - 10/8/12
Location - Home
Time - 2335-0015
Seeing - III
SQM - 20.1 (NELM 5.5)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 7mm Pentax XW x218 TFoV 0˚19

Sketch materials - White pastel and ink

Sketch notes
Another trickyish find as lacked nearby stars to star hop.
Lovely round central core with small 'arms' branching out on both north and south sides.
At mag 6.6 its not a really bright glob but it was my favourite of the evenings viewings.

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