Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6441Other name: GCL 78
RA: 17h 50.2m DEC: -37° 3'
Constellation: SCO
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.4
Size: 7.8'
Classification: III
Description: vB,pL,R,vgmbM
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 4/5.4.2008 6:20
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 230xFilter: -
Field: 21'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IHeight: 23°
Weather: +9°C
Description: Surprisingly small, no individual stars or granularity visible at this time. Small and compact core in the middle.
Updated: 16.6.2008 20:57