Wednesday, 19 September 2012

M75



M70 / NGC6864
Constellation - Sagittarius
Globular cluster
Distance - 59300 Ly
Mag - 8.6

Date - 18/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi III
SQM - 21.15 (NELM 6.2)

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

Sketch notes
Small and distant globular with very bright core, once again few background stars to add to the sketch.
Unable to resolve hardly any stars but still an intersting globular to observe as its different appearance to others.

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