Wednesday, 19 September 2012

M72




M72 / NGC6981
Constellation - Aquarius
Globular cluster
Distance - 56400 Ly
Mag - 9.2

Date - 19/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi III
SQM - 21.13 (NELM 6.1)

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

Sketch notes
Fairly dim but was able to resolve all the stars to the centre.
No real shape to the outside stars.

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