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(IAAC) Obj: Collinder 338 Inst: 11x80 binoculars



Observer: Auke Slotegraaf (auke@global.co.za)
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997 July 09, 20:00 UT
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa (34S)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 6.1 (zenith)
Seeing: 5 of 10 - average
Moon up: no
Instrument: 80mm binoculars, tripod-mounted
Magnification: 11x
Filters used: None
Object: Collinder 338
Category:
Description:
In a field with bright stars (include. lambda Sco) lies a patch of 8th mag
stars,  and amongst these is a 25 scattering of dim stellar points and
cloudiness. Not  particularly noticeable. Quite a contrast to nearby NGC
6400.