Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  M 56  ·  M56  ·  NGC 6779
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Messier 56, NGC 6779, Globular Cluster, 



    
        

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Messier 56, NGC 6779, Globular Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK CT10

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+ Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon Modul Finder 50/230

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen

Focal reducers: Tele Vue Parracor 1.15

Software: Guide 9.0  ·  Artemis Capture  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Type IIc

Accessory: Atik EFW2 1.25" Filter Wheel


Dates:April 7, 2018

Frames: 40x180" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 21.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.69%


Astrometry.net job: 3367758

RA center: 19h 16' 35"

DEC center: +30° 10' 59"

Pixel scale: 1.046 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 107.202 degrees

Field radius: 0.232 degrees


Resolution: 1280x952

Locations: Homeobservatory , Roding, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Constellation Lyra
Brightness 8.3mag
Distance 32 900 Ly
Size 8.8'
Diameter 85 Ly
Sun mass 230 000
Concentration class X
Data from SEDS database

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Messier 56, NGC 6779, Globular Cluster, 



    
        

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