Darin E. Fields' Astrophotography Pages

M55: Globular Cluster in Sagittarius

Right Ascension 19 : 40.0 (h:m)
Declination -30 : 58 (deg:m)
Distance 16.6 (kly)
Visual Brightness 6.3 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 19.0 (arc min)
More Information on M55

Exposure: 60 seconds
Guiding: ST-4
Telescope: 8" Newtonian
Camera: ST-237 @ -20c
Processing: CCDOPS, Photoshop
Date: 7-14-01 taken at Cherry Springs, PA

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