M30, NGC 7099

M30, or NGC7099, a globular cluster in the constellation Capricornus, is about 75 light-years across and about 26,000 light-years away. This image was taken in July 1997 at the Kitt Peak 0.9-meter telescope, during the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program operated at the Kitt Peak National Observatory and supported by the National Science Foundation.

Credit:

REU program/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-m30
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:34 p.m.
Size:1600 x 1400 px

About the Object

Name:M30, NGC 7099
Constellation:Capricornus
Category:Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):21 40 43.44
Position (Dec):-23° 5' 8.67"
Field of view:18.14 x 15.88 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical