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Re: (IAAC) Obj: M7 Butterfly cluster - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



Isn't M6 the Butterfly cluster?   See
http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/messier/m/m006.html
Dave
William L. Schart wrote:
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> Observer: William L. Schart
> Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
> Date/time of observation: 8/26/98 10:22 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: Minor - crescent or far from object
> Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
> Magnification: 48x
> Filter(s): none
> Object(s): M7 Butterfly cluster
> Category: Open cluster.
> Class:
> Constellation: Sgr
> Data: mag   size
> Position: RA :  DEC :
> Description:
> A very pretty cluster, the butterfly shape is readily apparent, with a
> framework of brighter stars filled in by fainter one.s
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>   http://www.tiac.net/users/lewkaren/netastrocatalog/enter-log.html

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