• Constellation: Sagittarius
  • Right Ascension: 18:55:06.04
  • Declination: -22:42:05.3
  • Distance: 23,100 ly

Palomar 9 is another one of the 15 Palomar globular clusters. Located in the constellation of Sagittarius, while actually one of the brighter ones, its closeness to the brighter foreground star 35 nu.02 Sgr makes picking it out a bit more difficult. It is also cataloged as NGC6717.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM