Palomar 8 Globular Cluster in Sagittarius
(RA 18h 41.5m , Dec. -19°50', 11.2 mag., 1.6 arcmin.)
This small and very faint globular is located about 3°50' W of x1 Sagittari (see finder chart below).
That image was taken on September 5, 2002 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera was used on Ultima 8 f6.3 telescope autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC CCD camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. Nine white exposures (240 sec. each) were combined with AIP4WIN.
North is up.
Map created in Guide 7.0 - 7°45' x 7°45'. North is up.
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