(IAAC) Obj: B92 - Inst: 9x63 binoculars

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Tue Oct 5 10:51:54 EDT 2004


Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche at videotron.ca>

Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/08/21 22h47 EST
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.9 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): B92
Category: Dark nebula.
Class: opacity = 6
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 12' x 6'
Position: RA 18:16  DEC -18:11
In north portion of M24, close to the center. Is distinguished easily with the binoculars, which is opacity degree is very high. The objet shows definite contours and is revealed like a vacuum in this ocean of stars.
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