CCD image of globular star cluster Palomar Number 7taken with an ST-9E CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20 inch F/8.1 telescope. The field of view is about 9x9 arc minutes. Exposure = 10 minutes.
This is one of extremely dim globular star clusters found on the survey photographs taken with the 48 inch Schmidt Camera at Palomar Observatory. This cluster is also listed in the Index Catalog as object number 1276.
Dreyer's description IC 1276 in
The Index Catalog (IC) to the New General Catalog:
"Most extremely faint, very large, very difficult, double star close westward."
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