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(IAAC) Obj: M4 (NGC 6121) - Inst: 4.5" f/8 equatorial reflector



Observer: Erhan Ozturk
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 3/July/1999 18:50-20:45 (UT)
Location of site: Ankara(Turkey) (Lat 40N, Elev 33E)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 4.5" f/8 equatorial reflector
Magnification: 36
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M4 (NGC 6121)
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: loose
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 5.9  size 26"
Position: RA 16:24  DEC -26:32
Description:
After 5 cloudy weeks, I found an opportunity to have a look to sky.
It is not difficult to find M4 but I expected to see a bright object
with telescope. It is seen as a faint nebula without any hint of
resolution. No definite bright center seen.
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