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

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Acquisition details

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

File size: 2.9 MB

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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