(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6712 - Inst: 8" f/10 SCT fork mount


Observer: Jim Williams
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 6-25-00   09:06 UT
Location of site: Stockton, Ca (Lat 38^0 N, Elev 20')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" f/10 SCT fork mount
Magnification: 100X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6712
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sct
Data: mag 7.2  size 8.2 (Tirion)
Position: RA 18:53.1  DEC -08:42
This cluster appears very faint and of even brightness, 
about 3' in diameter. It is only very shightly brighter 
toward the center. No stars are resolved. 
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