Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6229
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            Kathy Walker
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NGC 6229

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NGC 6229, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 6229
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NGC 6229

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 24, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Lum: 16×300(1h 20′) bin 1×1
Astrodon RGB: 30×120(1h) bin 2×2
Integration:
2h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
16.80 days
Avg. Moon phase:
95.40%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4923880

RA center: 16h46m57s.6

DEC center: +47°3148

Pixel scale: 1.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.518 degrees

Field radius: 0.671 degrees

Resolution: 3212x2416

File size: 1.4 MB

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

A small, distant globular cluster, but what else can you do under an almost-full moon?

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