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(IAAC) Object: NGC6709 - Instrument: C8 SCT 203mm f/10



Observer: Bernhard Rems
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1989-10-25, 19:40 UT
Location: Wien 48o13'  North
Site classification: City
Limiting magnitude: about 4.5
Seeing: 2 - good
Moon up: no
Instrument: C8 SCT 203mm f/10
Magnification: 72x
Filters used: none
Object: NGC6709
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Aql
Data: Diam.: 13.' Mag.: 6.7 mag
RA/DE: 18h51m   10o21'
Description: A faint, but very interesting group. About 30 stars were 
visible. I estimated the diameter to be around 15', no estimation of the 
brightness of the members was done. I identified my finding by looking at 
a photograph in Burnham's Celestial Handbook.
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