Palomar 11 Globular Cluster in Aquila

(RA 19h 45.2m , Dec. -800', 9.8 mag., 3.2 arcmin.)

This is the brightest of heavily obscured globulars hidden behind Milky Way's dust clouds. It is located 215' SEE of k Aquilae (see finder chart below).

The above image was taken on July 13, 2002 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera was used on a Celestron Ultima 8 f6.3 SCT autoguided with Cookbook 211 on a 500mm f8 guidescope. Ten white images (240 sec. each) were combined using AIP4WIN.

North is to the right.

Map created in Guide 7.0 - 745' x 745'. North is up.

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Jan Wisniewski