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(IAAC) Object: M71 - Instrument: Newt 12.5" f/4.8



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-06-16, 06:00 UT
Location: Bath, ME, USA (44N)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 7.1
Seeing: 3 - medium
Moon up: no
Instrument: Reflector 12.5" f/4.8
Magnification: 55x, 85x, 110x, 170x
Filters used: none
Object: M71
Category: Globular cluster
Constellation: Sag
Data: mag 8.3  size 7.2'
RA/DE: 19h54m  +18o47m
Description: This relatively small, concentrated globular
blends nicely with the beautful skein of field stars around
it. Dispersion was fairly even from center outward. No star
resolution apparent even at 170x.