(IAAC) Obj: M13 - Inst: 6" Orion Dobsonian

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/11/98 10:57 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
Object(s): M13
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Her
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A large, bright cluster. When i was looking at it in the high power
EP, suddenly individual starss popped into view. They extended 
well beyond the dense core and seemed to be in the form of a square.
This more so with averted vision, however, it appeared more on the 
side away from the side I was averting to, so I am niot sure if 
this is not some sort of illusion.
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