(IAAC) Obj: M9 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)


Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@home.com>

Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 07/16/01
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 30x, 60x, 110x, 146x, 176x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M9
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 7.9  size 9.3'
Position: RA :  DEC :
At 30x, tiny round fuzzy ball, same FOV as NGC 6356 which is smaller than M9 
and a little less bright.  60x same view.  Best view at 110x, still bright 
core, 1-2 stars detected in core.  146x and 176x did not improve the view.

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