Saturday, 15 September 2012

M54



M54 / NGC6715
Constellation - Sagittaius
Globular cluster
Distance - 70000 Ly

Date - 14/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi II
SQM 20.9 (NELM 6)

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

Sketch materials - White pastel pencil

Sketch notes
Suprised at how small and dim this globular was with hardly any resolvable stars.
Must be the faintest Messier globular?

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