Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6316Other name: GCL 57
RA: 17h 16.6m DEC: -28° 8'
Constellation: OPH
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9
Size: 4.9'
Classification: III
Description: cB,pS,R,gvmBM
Notes: H I 45
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Base del Teide (2280m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 18/19.4.2004 2:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 127xFilter: -
Field: 24'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 20°
Weather: +9°C, very good and dry
Description: Granular with averted vision. 11 mag star lies right on the S-edge.
Updated: 15.5.2004 13:11