Basic object information
Name: M 19
Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 7.2
Size: 13.5'
Object classification: 8
Description: vB,L,R,vCM,rrr
Notes: One of the most oblate globulars

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 17h 02m 37.7s
Declination: -26 16' 05"

Constellation: Ophiuchus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Boca de Tauce (1980m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 16/17.4.2004 3:55

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6,9

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 31
Visuality: II

Weather: +2C, moist

4:3 elliptical globular. Clearly granular but no individual stars visible.