Mar 14, 2010 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 55x
Small, bright, 10' across, just starting to resolve, not particularly condensed at the core
Feb 28, 1998 Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT
Dense globular, easily resolved with the 12.5mm plossl
Jan 9, 1790
Nebula without stars below Corvus & Hydra; it is very faint, very difficult to see with the refractors; near it is star of sixth magnitude."
- Connaissance des Temps, 1781
Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
Globular clusters of stars, well resolved; 12 mg. stars, one red.
- Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
2 objects found within 120'
Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.
Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.
The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.
Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927
Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.
NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at https://cseligman.com