Deepsky Object in Summer
NGC7006 (Globular Cluster in Delphinus)
|Date & Time: ||Oct 12 2002, 20:40 to 21:00, 21:01 to 21:21 JST(+0900)
|Composed 2 images|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Camera: ||VIXEN VX-1
|Film: ||Fujicolor SPERIA 1600
|Location: ||Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.
A very compact globular cluster, bathed in about 3.5 degrees east from gamma Delphini, is NGC7006.
The cluster has a diameter of only 3 arc minutes and 10th magnitude.
The stellar density is very dense, several outer member stars can be detected in this picture.
|NGC7006 / Globular Cluster, type I|
|R.A.||21h 01m 30.0s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+16° 11' 00" (2000.0)|
|Real Size||150 light yrs.|
|Distance||185,000 light yrs.|
The NGC7006 is one of most distant globulars in heavens, it's lying about 185 thousand light years away from the Earth and about 150 thousand light years from the center of Galaxy.