(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6791 - Inst: 6" f/6 Dobsonian RFT

Observer: Steve Coe
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 16 Oct 1998
Location of site: White Tank Mts. near Phoenix (Lat +33, Elev 1600 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument:  6"  f/6 Dobsonian RFT
Magnification: 40X, 60X, 100X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6791
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Lyr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
With the RFT and a 22mm Panoptic that give about 40X, this cluster is
just a fuzzy spot in the Milky Way.  I saw it as faint, pretty large,
not brighter in the middle and has three stars resovled.  Using an
8.8mm eyepiece will resolve 6 stars and make the fuzzy cluster larger
and more obvious.  Never a showpiece with the 6 inch.
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