(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6885 and NGC 6882 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian


Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/25/2000  22.30 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): NGC 6885 and NGC 6882
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 5.7  size 7'.0
Position: RA 20:12  DEC +26:29
Two sparse open clusters in a rich field. Difficult to id what is cluster and 
what is the Milky Way starfields.

There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below.

Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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