Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6229
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 4.5'
Object classification: IV
Description: vB,L,R,disc,r
Notes: H IV 50;Wm. Herschel placed in Planetary category by mistake

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 16h 47m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +47 32' 00"

Constellation: Hercules


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 1/2.9.2005 23:15

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.8

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 53
Visuality: II
Weather: +9C

Granular edges, but still few stars resolved. Stars are fainter than 14 mag. Pretty bright roundish core, brightenings on north and south.