Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  M 56  ·  NGC 6779
Globular Cluster M 56 / NGC 6779   in Lyra, 



    
        

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Globular Cluster M 56 / NGC 6779   in Lyra
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Globular Cluster M 56 / NGC 6779 in Lyra

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO 8" f/5 GSN2001OTA
Imaging Cameras
Canon 350d Astromod Baader AFC2 Filter
Mounts
Vixen Great Polaris
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skylux / " LIDLSCOPE " Achromat 70mm f/10
Guiding Cameras
SBIG ST-4 autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 5, 2015
Frames:
116x30" (58')
Integration:
58'
Avg. Moon age:
17.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
90.65%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 658197

RA center: 19h16m35s.5

DEC center: +30°1116

Pixel scale: 1.315 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.917 degrees

Field radius: 0.227 degrees

Resolution: 620x561

Locations: Draussen, Würzburg, Germany

Description

Bright moon deep in the south, so the sky was so bright. I could not recognize the cluster in my 50x10 binoculars or finder scope. Maybe I find it with binocularas when the moon is gone...?

Distance 32,900Bright moon deep in the south, so the sky was so bright. I could not recognize the cluster in my 50x10 binoculars or finder scope. Maybe I find it with binocularas when the moon is gone...?

Distance 32,900[ light-years

Diameter 84 light-years

Brighness vis mag +8.3

Apparent dimensions 8,8'

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Globular Cluster M 56 / NGC 6779   in Lyra, 



    
        

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