Wednesday, 19 September 2012

M30



M30 / NGC7099
Constellation - Sagittarius
Globular cluster
Distance - 26700 Ly
Mag - 6.9

Date - 19/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi III
SQM - 21.06 (NELM 6.1)

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

Sketch notes
Most striking globular of the evening with a bright core which spread out evenly showing three main arms underneath.
Lack of fainter stars on the FoV possibly due to fairly poor seeing.

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