Re: (IAAC) Obj: M28 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob
Perhaps it was because of your glitch but there are some errors in your
reports on M22 and M28. Both M22 and M28 are globular clusters. M22
is the large and spectacular globular.
William L. Schart wrote:
> Observer: William L. Schart
> Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
> Date/time of observation: 8/10/98 11:20 pm CDT
> Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
> Site classification: Suburban
> Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
> Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
> Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
> Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
> Magnification: 48x, 72x, 120x
> Filter(s): none
> Object(s): M28
> Category: Open cluster.
> Constellation: Sag
> Data: mag size
> Position: RA : DEC :
> A large and spectacular cluster. Forms a parallelogram with the top
> of the handle and the left side of the lid of the Teapot.
> Even in the 48 EP, a number of individual stars could be resolved.
> Stepping up the power increased the number of stars that could be
> resolved. At 120, it almost appeared to be an open cluster as most
> of the stars visible could be resolved..
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