(IAAC) Obj: M24 - Inst: Orion 4.5" f/8 Delux Skyview


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

Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: Aug 18/01 9:45 CST
Location of site: Lake Jackson, Texas (Lat 29N, Elev 16 feet)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness:  <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 4.5" f/8 Delux Skyview
Magnification: 36x, 100x
Object(s): M24
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 18:26  DEC -18:23
My earlier observation of M24 has proven false. I mistook BU966 for M24. M24 is
actually a little west of BU966. I did not recognize it at first, as it is a very open cluster. There are about 30 individual stars visible, mostly yellow in colour.
Optional related URLs: http://www.qaccess.net/~u08956/
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