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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7006, NGC 6229 - Inst: C8 SCT, f/10. altazumith



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Observer: Michael Boschat
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Sept.29/30, 1998 - 2330-0030 UT
Location of site: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Lat N44, Elev 57m)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 2 <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: C8 SCT, f/10. altazumith
Magnification: 32x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 7006, NGC 6229
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Del & Her
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
 The Moon was about 64 % illuminating the sky and I had the C8 setup to observe
for these 2 clusters. At 32x I came acros NGC 7006 being 11th mag and 1 min arc
it was just visible as a faint smudge, almost like a faint comet.
 I found NGC 6229 in Hercules and it was brighter but very few stars were detected
at low power. It is about 8th mag and 3.5 min arc. not bad from a balcony in the 
city.
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