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Messier 56

M53 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M56 (NGC 6779)

Object size:

7'

Magnitude:

8.4

Constellation:

Lyra

Distance:

31,000 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2012-07-26  02.05 hour

Location:

Zuidlaren, Holland

Telescope:

Takahashi-FSQ106ED + extender Q 1,7x

Camera:

Canon 250d (mod)

Filters:

LPS IDAS P2 5x300 sec

Temperature outside:

+16 C

SQM:

20.67

Fiels of view 89'x57'

Processing tools:

PS CS3, IP, GradX

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak