(IAAC) Obj: M 71 - Inst: Bresser 4.8 inch refractor, EQ5

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Tue Sep 6 13:13:19 EDT 2005


Observation Poster: Steven H. Yaskell <steven.yaskell at wtnord,net>

Observer: Steven H. Yaskell
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Sep 3, 2005:2025 UT
Location of site: Stockholm, Sweden (Lat 59 N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Bresser 4.8 inch refractor, EQ5
Magnification: x100
Object(s): M 71
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sagitta
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 19:c.45  DEC c. +18:
At x100 (10 mm Kellner) I see a half degree field of stars with dim background light. H20, an open cluster, and the globular M71. Easily sighted between zeta and gamma Sagittae. Unimpressive and I think I need a darker area to sight this better. 
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