(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6517 - Inst: 8" f/6 Newtonian alt-az mount

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7/24/1998  22.42 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn  Holland (Lat 52.09 N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <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: 98X  244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6517
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 10.3  size 4'.3
Position: RA 18:02  DEC -08:58
Very faint globular. Not seen at 49X and difficult at 98X, located about
5' North of a mag. 10 star.
A small cluster in wich I did not see any individual stars. Also seen at 244X
but with no improvement in the image.
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