(IAAC) Obj: m71 (NGC6838) - Inst: Orion 6" Dob


Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/3/99 10:23 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): m71 (NGC6838)
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sge
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Faint, barely detectable at 32x. Increasing power makes it more prominent, mainly 
by making it larger, the best view was at 72x. Located in a triangular asterism, 
nearer to the vertex than the base. No detail visible.
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