M 92 (NGC 6341, GCL 59) Globular Cluster in Hercules

Located at: RA 17 hours 17 minutes 07 seconds, Dec +43 degrees 08 minutes 11 seconds

Size: 14' Magnitude: 6.5 Class: 4

North is up

 

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter,  495 minutes  (43 x 10 minute subs plus 65 x 1 minute {60 seconds} subs), 06/2/3/4/2014; seeing 2.1-3.5 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.77.5159.19820, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: See the 8" version.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 6341

NGC 6341 = M92
17 17 07.2 +43 08 11
V = 6.5;  Size 11.2

17.5": very bright, large, very high resolution of 150-200 stars many in curving 
lanes.  A tight knot of stars in the core is resolved.

13": highly resolution over entire disc, dozens of stars resolved in bright 
core.  A bright knot in the core is partially resolved.

8": very bright, moderately large.  Well resolved into many long streamers from 
the small bright nucleus and some core resolution.

- by Steve Gottlieb