Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Messier 19Other name: NGC 6273
RA: 17h 2.6m DEC: -26° 16'
Constellation: OPH
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.2
Size: 5.3'
Surface brightness: 11
Classification: VIII
Description: vB,L,R,vCM,rrr
Notes: One of the most oblate globulars
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Boca de Tauce (1980m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 16/17.4.2004 3:55
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 31°
Weather: +2°C, moist
Description: 4:3 elliptical globular. Clearly granular but no individual stars visible.
Updated: 15.5.2004 12:25