Derby and District Astronomical Society

Messier 56 (NGC 6779)

Globular Cluster in Lyra      RA 19h 16m 06s  Dec +30d 11m 00s

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Adrian Brown took the following image of the globular cluster M56 in Lyra on 28th May 2005. The image was taken with a C11 SCT at F6.3 and an ATK-2HS camera. K3CCDTools was used to capture and stack the 8 individual frames that were taken, each of 45 seconds exposure.