(IAAC) Obj: M55 - Inst: Oberwerks 15x70 binos

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Sun Sep 4 23:04:55 EDT 2005


Observation Poster: Brian Reasor <breasor at nc.rr.com>

Observer: Brian Reasor
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 02:45 UT
Location of site: Jordan Lake, NC, USA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 7 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Oberwerks 15x70 binos
Magnification: 15x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M55
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag 7.0  size 19.0'
Position: RA 19:40.0  DEC -30:58
Dim, but distinct, round fuzzy object that
is embedded in a rectangular asterism. Can 
see a semi-circular line of stars below M55.
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