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HD 173348
DSS image of HD 173348
Digitized Sky Survey image of HD 173348, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of HD 173348
Overlaid DSS image of HD 173348, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
BD-09 4819, SAO 142584, GSC 05696-00010, HIP 92009

Type  Variable Star
Magnitude  9.15 (avg.)
RA (2000)  18h 45' 11.8"
Dec (2000)  9° 23' 53" S
Constellation  Scutum

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jul 19, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 81x

White, on the western edge of M26, rich galactic starfield

Andrew Cooper
Jun 24, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 61x

The brightest star in the body of M26, Steve Coe calls it yellow-orange, I see white, this is a B9 star, it should be white, some contrast effect with the surrounding mass of faint stars?

Steve Coe

On eastern side of CL M 26; seen as Yellow-orange in 13 inch
Other Data Sources for HD 173348
Associated objects for HD 173348
1 object found within 6'
Nearby objects for HD 173348
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

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.