Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC6293 (Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus)
|Date & Time: ||May 2 2014, from 24:01 to 24:14 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 4 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)|
NGC6293 is a compact globular cluster positioned at 3 degrees southwest of theta Oph.
The cluster has a visual brightness of 8th magnitude and an apparent diameter of about a bit larger than 8 arc minutes.
You can find a major globular cluster of M19 at 2 degrees west of the cluster.
|NGC6293 / Globular cluster, type IV|
|R.A.||17h 10m 10.4s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-26°34' 54" (2000.0)|