(IAAC) Obj: M40 - Inst: 6" Orion Dobsonian

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 6/12/98 11:19 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 319 5s, Elev 600ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 6" Orion Dobsonian
Magnification: 48x, 72, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M40
Category: Multiple star.
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
It took me a while to find this and I almost gave up. But once I found it, this 
faint pair was easily split, even in low power. I wonder if the fact that 
Messier included it in his catalogue is a comment on the quality of his 
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