NGC 7099

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NGC 7099, also known as M 30, is a globular cluster located in the constellation Capricornus. It is the only deep sky object in this constellation that is brighter than 11m.

NGC 7099
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Capricornus
Type Globular cluster
Other designations M 30

Appearance

Location

To find this cluster one has to set the star 41 Cap, which has an apparent magnitude of 5m.2, in the middle of the field of view. After that M 30 is visible around 23 arc minutes west north west.


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