Palomar 8 Globular Cluster in Sagittarius

(RA 18h 41.5m , Dec. -1950', 11.2 mag., 1.6 arcmin.)

This small and very faint globular is located about 350' 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 - 745' x 745'. North is up.

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Palomar Globulars

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Jan Wisniewski