The Unparalleled Beauty of the Night Sky ... Up Close
M30 | Messier 30 | NGC 7099
This globular cluster in Capricornus is closer to the Milky Way center than our solar system. At 93 light years across, it is one of the densest globulars in our galaxy.

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29 Oct 2017

23 Sep 2016

Night of:Sunday October 29, 2017
Local Time:7:00 PM | Oct 29, 2017
RA:21h 40m 22s
Declination:-23d 10' 48"
Distance:27,100 light years
Magnitude:+7.7 mV
Camera Settings:
Camera:Celestron NightScape
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:939 x 737 pixels (0.7 MP)
22.7' x 17.8'
Exposure:45 sec
Stacked Frames:12
Shot Info:autoguiding
moon 15 degrees away
Post Processing:tshirt flats
stacked with AA6
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