(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5139 (Omega Centauri) - Inst: 20X60 Monoculars

Observer: Derrick Lim
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 24 Febuary 1998 1000UT
Location of site: Tempe, AZ (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: NA <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20X60 Monoculars
Magnification: 20
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 5139 (Omega Centauri)
Category: Globular cluster
Class: Class 8 (1-12, 1=highly condensed)
Constellation: Cen
Data: mag 3.7  size 23.0'
Position: RA 13:24  DEC -47:03
Large "fuzzball". Bright but could not resolve any of the cluster's
stars at the edges. I was surprised to be able to see it here. It was
only about 20 degrees above the horizon, and I am viewing from the
middle of a city!
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