Re: (IAAC) M 92 observations

>Observer:Kim Gowney
>Your skill:5 yr
>Date and UT of observation:09/06/00 23:00
>Location & latitude:SW Wales UK 51 deg N
>Site classification:Rural
>Limiting magnitude (visual):4.7
>Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst):3
>Moon up (phase?):first quarter
>Instrument:8 X 42 Opticron Imagic Binoculars
>Filters used:none
>Category:Globular cluster
>Object data:
>Description:The cluster appeared as a bright fuzzy star, using the Skymap
>pro6 program I printed out a chart and made comparisons of brightness with
>three nearby stars TYC 3098-870-1 mag 6.89,
>TYC 3085-346-1 mag 7.23, TYC 3081-980-1 mag 6.75, the estimates were made
>easy by defocusing the imgage until the stars diameter was close to that of
>the clusters, the cluster was obviously brighter than the 7.23, just
>brighter than the 6.89 and only very slightly brighter than the 6.75
>which ties in nicely with the given mag of 6.5 for the cluster.
>The limiting mag for the bino's was 8.7
Thank you very much for your observation, it will appear in the file to be
published in early June
you will be told for the web page around this date, Yann.
Yann Pothier
11 impasse Canart, 75012 PARIS, FRANCE
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