Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6139Other name: GCL 43
RA: 16h 27.7m DEC: -38° 51'
Constellation: SCO
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.2
Size: 5.5'
Classification: II
Description: B,pL,R,psbM,rr
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 5:00
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7
Visuality: IIHeight: 21°
Weather: +8°C
Description: Some kind of overhang on the SE corner, the core is little bit elongated in SE-NW direction. Granular in the middle with averted vision.
Updated: 16.11.2008 18:16