Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  M 19  ·  NGC 6273
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M 19

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Black Daimond

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  Pixinsight 1.8


Dates:June 22, 2014

Frames: 50x180" (2h 30')

Integration: 2h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 24.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.20%


RA center: 17h02m37s.85

DEC center: -26°1556.0

Pixel scale: 1.355 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.773 degrees

Field radius: 0.429 degrees

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Resolution: 1920x1232

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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