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(IAAC) Obj: M 92 - Inst: 120 mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial



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Observer: Natko Bajic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 27. April 2001. about midnight
Location of site: Vinisce, near Split, Croatia (Lat 44.5, Elev 10 m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120 mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial
Magnification: 40x, 100x, 250x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M 92
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 6.4  size 11.2'
Position: RA 17h:17.1  DEC +43:08
Description:
Very large and bright, almost as M 13 in the same constellation. At
40x I was able to see a dozen of stars, most of them are at the edge,
or very near the cluster. At 100x seen very well, about thirty stars
seen. Nice semicircular row of stars above the cluster, very similar
to one above nearby M 13. Sketch will be available in few days at the
mentioned URL.
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