Sunday, 9 September 2012


M26 / NGC6694
Constellation - Scutum
Open cluster
Distance - 5000 Ly

Date - 9/9/12
Seeing - III
SQM - 21.3 (LM 6.3)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 13mm Ethos x115 TFoV 0˚87

Sketch materials - white pastel and ink pen

Sketch notes
Found it quite difficult to ID as its situated amongst a backdrop of other stars, so many faint stars in this area that I have only included the ones which really stood out.

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