Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6453Other name: GCL 79
RA: 17h 50.9m DEC: -34° 36'
Constellation: SCO
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.9
Size: 3.5'
Classification: IV
Description: Cl,iR,pmbM,r
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 4/5.4.2008 6:11
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 161xFilter: -
Field: 25'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IHeight: 24°
Weather: +9°C
Description: An irregular core is much brighter than surrounding halo. Some (foreground?) stars on the west- and south-side.
Updated: 1.9.2008 19:08