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(IAAC) Obj: M6 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/26/98 10:28 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x 
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M6
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
I detected an interesting form in this cluster tonight. At the western end, 
three brighter stars formed a triangle which pointed to a line of three
similarly bright stars towards the east. "Arms" extended off of both sides
of the base of the triangle.
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