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(IAAC) Obj: M8 - Inst: 6" Orion Dobsonian



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/11/98 10:20 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 319 5s, Elev 600ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 6" Orion Dobsonian
Magnification: 48x, 70X, 120x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M8
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A faint wisp surrounding 3 stars. With averted vision, more shows,
especially North of NGC 6530.
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