Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Messier 24 (Milky Way)Other name: IC 4715
RA: 18h 26.6m DEC: -18° 23'
Constellation: SGR
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 3.1
Size: 95' x 35'
Surface brightness: 4.3
Description: eeL cloud of st and neb
Notes: Small Sagittarius Star Cloud, sev dark neb and NGC 6603 invl
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Base del Teide (2280m), Tenerife, Spain
Date: 18/19.4.2004 5:32
Instrument: Naked eye
Magnification: 0xFilter: -
Field: 3000'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: -Height: 0°
Weather: +9°C, dry and good
Description: The brightest areas of Milky Way from Scutum to Scorpius.
Updated: 15.5.2004 14:01