(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6694 = M26 - Inst: 8" f/6 Newtonian alt-az. mount

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7/22/1998  00.00 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Holland (Lat 52.09 N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" f/6  Newtonian alt-az. mount
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6694 = M26
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Sct
Data: mag 8.0  size 15'.0
Position: RA 18:45  DEC -09:24
A dissapointing cluster in the rich field of Scutum. 
Four bright stars of mag 10 forming a diamond were very noticeable with a
score of fainter stars in and around them.
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