Thursday, 13 September 2012

M92



M92 - NGC6341
Constellation - Hercules
Globular cluster
Distance - 25400 Ly

Date 13/9/12
Seeing - Antoniadi II
SQM - 20.4 (NELM 5.7)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 10mm Pentax XW x153 TFoV 0˚27

Sketch materials - Conte pastels and white ink pen

Sketch notes
Beautiful cluster which I'd put in my top 5 globulars viewed so far.
Tight core which which spreads out evenly and was able to resolve stars all the way to the centre using high power. Quite hard to pick out any asterisms in stars around the edges.

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