M 19

Messier 19 (or NGC 6273) is a globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus. It lies at a distance of about 28.700 light years from Earth and is quite near to the Galactic Center at only about 6.500 light years.


Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /6.8
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 23 May 2012
Location: Younets
Exposure Details: L = 6 min, R,G,B = 6 min. each
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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