IC 1276  -  wide field

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Object data of IC1276

Object type: Globular star cluster (XII)
Size: 7.1'
Magnitude: 10.3 mag
Constellation: Ser
Distance: 17,600 Ly
Notes: IC 1276 (also known as Palomar 7) is a globular star cluster in constellation Serpens. Because of its position inside the Milky Way and its distance of 17,600 light-years the dust of the Milky Way reddens the colour of this globular cluster: E(B-V) = 0.92mag.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-25
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: TEC APO 110 FL (f=616mm)
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO800)
Mount: 10micron GM3000 HPS
Exposure time: 31x5min
Exposure time total: 2h 35min
Notes: Calima (a hot, sand laden wind that blows in from the Northern Sahara) worsened the transparency in this night.

Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl