Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6355Other name: GCL 63
RA: 17h 24m DEC: -26° 21'
Constellation: OPH
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.6
Size: 6.1'
Description: cF,L,R,gbM,rrr
Notes: H I 46
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 5:40
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 35°
Weather: +8°C
Description: Pretty faint galaxy-like globular cluster. Elliptical in N-S direction and somewhat brighter in the middle. Unresolved.
Updated: 2.11.2008 18:37