Wednesday, 22 August 2012

M7



M7 / Ptolemys cluster / NGC6475
Constellation - Scorpious
Open cluster

Date - 21/8/12
Location - Narkurs
Seeing - III to IV
SQM - 21.3 (NELM 6.2)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 13mm Ethos x117 TFoV 0˚51'

Sketch notes
Only 4˚ above the horizon and sketched in patchy cloud conditions.
I expected more from this cluster but found it fairly unremarkable, maybe I needed better conditions? Will be good to take another look next year in better conditions.

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