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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5466 - Inst: Ultima C-8 PEC w/ 80mm f/10 MAK



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Observer: Adam Albino
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: LMT: 98/05/24 09:35pm (UTC: 1998/05/25 02:35)
Location of site: Norwell, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Ultima C-8 PEC w/ 80mm f/10 MAK
Magnification: 101, 127, 169, 254 X
Filter(s): None, UHC
Object(s): NGC 5466
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Bootes
Data: mag 9.1  size 11'
Position: RA 14:05.5  DEC +28:32
Description:
I was very surprised by this one. Listed mag is 9.1, but I found this
GC to have VERY low surface brightness. Somewhat difficult. Could not
resolve any real detail . Irregular shape to the edges. Very
LARGE. but Looked more like a faint Open Cluster . Could only get
15-20 stars resolved.
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