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Catalogue and alternative designations Lynga 7


Type Globular cluster 
Position  16 11 04, -55 19 04
Constellation Norma
Camera and Telescope STLXL6303E and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 50:50:50:50 all unbinned using Astrodon filters
Description Lynga 7 is an obscure globular cluster in Norma discovered by G Lynga in 1964. It's not particularly faint at magnitude 10.18 but is difficult to see being in a rich star field. It was initially thought to be an open cluster but was definitely identified  as a disk globular in 1993.