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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6802 - Inst: 8" f/6 Newtonian alt-az mount



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7/24/1998  23.25 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: 49X  98X  244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6802
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 8.8  size 3'.2
Position: RA 19:30  DEC +20:16
Description:
A small cluster located just south of a line connecting two optical pairs
of mag. 10 stars.
Only a couple of faint stars could be seen, making NGC 6802 difficult to
distinguish from the surrounding starfields.
The brightest star about mag 11.5-12 with the rest on the limit of visability.
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