(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6830 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/13/1999  19.25 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <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 6830
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 7.9  size 12'.0
Position: RA 19:51  DEC +23:04
Little cluster in a rich starfield. Formed just like a cross in a cross. About
a dozen star were resolved in the inner portions.
At 203X many stars were seen at the threshold ob visibility. Hard to tell were
the cluster ends and the milky way resumes.
There is a sketch on this object on my homepage
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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