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(IAAC) Obj: M107 - Inst: 7x50 binoculars



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-4/5, 03:25 UT
Location: Savoy, MA, USA (42N, elev 700m)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 7.1 (zenith)
Seeing: 4 of 10 - medium good, increasing cumulus
Moon up: no
Instrument: 50mm Simmons binoculars
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: M107
Category: Globular cluster
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 7.8  size 10'
RA/DE: 16h33m  -13o03m
Description:
M107 was discernible to binocs as a HINT of a round "dot",
near the edge of the same binoc field SW of bright whitish
zeta Oph. Averted vision was needed, no detail noted.