(IAAC) Obj: M56 / NGC 6779 - Inst: 12.5" f5 Dob

Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/28/98 - 10:40
Location of site: Perkins Obs. Delaware Ohio (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 12.5" f5 Dob
Magnification: 90x 150x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M56 / NGC 6779
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: LYR
Data: mag 8.3  size 7.1'
Position: RA 19:16.6  DEC +30:11
A pretty bright but small dense globular cluster. At 90x there was
just a hint of the stars beginning to be resolved at 150x some of
the outer stars of the cluster could be resolved but the core
could not be. 
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