(IAAC) Object: M5 - Instrument: Reflector 4.25" f/7.9

Observer: Bernhard Rems
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-05-16, 22:20 UT
Location: Bergstetten, Austria (47N)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 6.0
Seeing: 2 - good
Moon up: no
Instrument: Reflector 4.25" f/7.9
Magnification: 35x, 72x
Filters used: none
Object: M5
Category: Globular cluster
Constellation: Ser
Data: Diam. 12'
RA/DE: 15:17   02o07
Mottled appearance with 35x, averted vision brings out some hints of
stars in the cluster. Less concentrated than M53. Some stars (15 to
20) visible with 72x (averted vision), spread over a field wider than
the nebulosity of the cluster. Rivals M13 in appearance.
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