(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6281 - Inst: 4.5" Orion Reflector


Observation Poster: Rob Wood <r_c_wood@orbitworld.net>

Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: July 13/2001 11:05 PM EDT
Location of site: Lake Jackson, Texas (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 4.5" Orion Reflector
Magnification: 100X
Object(s): NGC  6281
Category: Open cluster.
Class: Open Cluster
Constellation: SCO
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Found NGC 6281 by moving scope due east from Mu Scorpii. There were 20-30 vissible stars which field the FOV at 100X. The brighter stars made an outline of a wedge pointing due south.
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