K3's Astronomy - Deep Sky
"When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have set in place, what is Man that You are mindful of him?" -- Psalm 8:3,4

G1 (Mayall II) - The Globular Cluster in Andromeda Galaxy

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G1 (Mayall II) - The Globular Cluster in Andromeda Galaxy,
18.11.2001 (0:39 - 0:49 UT)

Resolution: 1.92 arcsec/pixel
Camera: Vesta 675SC at prime focus
Telescope: 8" F6 OrionOptics Europa
Exposure: 29x10s (gain 75%), 40xDF
Seeing: lim.magnitude for naked eye 4.0

The brightest of the more than 300 globular clusters of the Andromeda Galaxy M31. It is the most luminous globular in the Local Group of Galaxies. It lies 2.5 SW from M31 nucleus.
R.A.: 00h 32m 47s
DEC: +39 34' 41"
Visual magnitude: 13.7
Angular diameter: about 10"


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