Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC6356 (Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus)

Date & Time: May 2 2014, from 25:04 to 25:16 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)

NGC6356 / Globular cluster, type II
R.A.17h 23m 35.0s (2000.0)
Dec.-17°48' 47" (2000.0)
Apparent Size10.0'
Real SizeN/A
NGC6356 is a medium-scaled globular cluster found at 4 degrees southeast of eta Oph. The cluster has an apparent diameter of 10 arc minutes, and classified in fairly concentrated group. You can find a major globular of M9 in Ophiuchus at a degree south west of the cluster.



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