ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


  NGN 6760 - Globular Star Cluster in Aquila

NGC 6760                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

27 Sep. 2007
120 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using CCDStack
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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This Globular is perhaps 24 KLY distant.  It has been studied in radio wave lengths and is known to have a binary pulsar and a ms pulsar, the latter has a rotational period just over 5 ms.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2007

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