(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6514 = TRIFID NEBULA = M 20 = H-10-V - Inst: f5 8 inch Dob

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Fri Dec 23 11:54:31 EST 2005


Observation Poster: Shane Sweeney <shane_sweeney at hotmail.com>

Observer: Shane Sweeney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Oct 4, 2005, 09:00 pm
Location of site: Kenton, OK (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 1 <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: f5 8 inch Dob
Magnification: 116
Filter(s): DGM Narrowband
Object(s): NGC 6514 = TRIFID NEBULA = M 20 = H-10-V
Category: Reflection nebula.
Class: cluster with nebulosity
Constellation: Sagitt
Data: mag 6.3  size 29 min
Position: RA 18h :2m 18s  DEC -23° :2'
  First object through my new 22mm pan optic here at the Okie Tex Star Party, holy wow! Three bicecting bands with averted vision. The next night it was even apparent without averted, the shapes of the bands were begining to show.
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