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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6760 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7/10/1999  00.15 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6760
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Aql
Data: mag 9.1  size 6'.6
Position: RA 19:11  DEC +01:02
Description:
Easy to find at 49X and appearing faint, round and quite large at 98X.
Difficult but definitely seen at 203X but without any stars resolved. There
are two mag 12.5 stars nearby, one just off the edge of the cluster.
There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below.
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Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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