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(IAAC) Object: M2 - Instrument: 8" SCT f/10



Observer: Bernhard Rems
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1989-10-24, 22:40 UT
Location: Vienna, Austria (48N)
Site classification: suburban
Limiting magnitude: 5.7
Seeing: 3 - fair
Moon up: no
Instrument: 8" SCT f/10
Magnification: 70x, 290x
Filters used: none
Object: M2
Category: Globular cluster
Constellation: Aqr
Data: ?
RA/DE: 21h33m   -00o23'
Description: The core of M2 is not as bright as that of M15, but looks a 
little bigger. I was able to see some hints of resolution with 70x, and I 
saw a considerable bright star in the halo with 290x.
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