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 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.
|NGC6356 / Globular cluster, type II|
|R.A.||17h 23m 35.0s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-17°48' 47" (2000.0)|