Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  30 Sgr  ·  32 nu.01 Sgr  ·  35 nu.02 Sgr  ·  Ain al Rami  ·  NGC 6717  ·  PK013-10.1  ·  The star ν1Sgr  ·  The star ν2Sgr
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NGC 6717 and the surrounding Sgr star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 6717 and the surrounding Sgr star field

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NGC 6717 and the surrounding Sgr star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 6717 and the surrounding Sgr star field

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 11, 2022
Frames:
38×180(1h 54′)
Integration:
1h 54′
Avg. Moon age:
8.32 days
Avg. Moon phase:
59.87%

RA center: 18h54m40s.54

DEC center: -22°3638.6

Pixel scale: 2.063 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.866 degrees

Field radius: 1.444 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3937x3150

File size: 16.7 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

114min integral LRGB exposure of NGC 6717 (Palomar 9) [1] sparse globular cluster and its surroundings in the rich Sgr star field - captured remotely using Telescope #5 (Officina Stellare Riccardi-Honders RH200 D = 200mm f/3, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory over 5 separate imaging sessions carried out on Mar 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 2022.

[1] https://esahubble.org/images/potw2136a/

Color information from this image is also used as color overlay for the images under [2]:

[2] https://www.astrobin.com/5t933h/

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NGC 6717 and the surrounding Sgr star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

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