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(IAAC) Obj: M15 - Instrument: 8" Orion Dobsonian



Name of observer: Donald Munson
Observing skills then: Beginner 
Date/time of observation: 1999/10/09 02:00:00
Site type: Suburban
Location: Waldorf, Md
Limiting magnitude: 4.5
Sky transparancy: 3/9
Seeing: 3/9
Moon presence: -36.105 degrees altitude,   0.3 % illuminated
Instrument: 8" Orion Dobsonian
Power(s) used: 48x, 71x, 120x
Filter(s) used: None
Object: M15
Object category: GlobularCluster
Object class: IV
Constellation: Peg
Object data: mag 6.3 12.6m*  size 12.3 i
Position: 212958+1210.0
Description:
Found by accident while looking for it.  Initially very brightt but as
seeing deteriorated it got fainter.  Still very pleasant view.  Well
worth checking all times.  Need darker skies to pick up in finder.
Donald Munson
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