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Contains:  M 19, NGC 6273
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M 19, 





    
        

            Rodney Watters
M 19

M 19

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Resolution: 1920x1232

Dates:June 22, 2014

Frames: 50x180"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.20%

Astrometry.net job: 848408

RA center: 255.658 degrees

DEC center: -26.266 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.355 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.329 degrees

Field radius: 0.429 degrees

Locations: Glanmire Home Observatory, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Description

Messier 19 is a globular cluster in the constellation of Ophiuchus and lies approximately 29,000 light years from earth. It is described as the very oblate cluster due to its elongated shape. The cluster lies very close to the centre of our galaxy at a distance of 6,500 light years.

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