Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5634Other name: GCL 28
RA: 14h 29.6m DEC: -5° 59'
Constellation: VIR
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 11
Size: 4.9'
Classification: IV
Description: vB,cL,R,gbM,rrr,st 19...,*8 sf
Notes: H I 70,11 mag star on E edge
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 1:50
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 230xFilter: -
Field: 21'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IHeight: 45°
Weather: +8°C, strong wind
Description: Pretty easy globular cluster in Virgo. Somewhat granular but there are not individual stars in view. Small and almost stellar core twinkled occasionally in the middle. Very strong wind made observing uncomfortable.
Updated: 7.6.2008 0:35