(IAAC) Obj: ngc 6384 - Inst: 40" f/5 dob

Observer: Mark G.Birkmann
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 6/7/2000, 7:00 UT (2:00 CDT)
Location of site: New Haven, Missouri (Lat ~38, Elev ~700 feet)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 3 or 4 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 40" f/5 dob
Magnification: 408x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): ngc 6384
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Sb
Constellation: ophiuchus
Data: mag 11.1(b)  size 7.0' x 4.0'
Position: RA 17h:32m 24.6s  DEC +07:03' 38"
This galaxy appeared as a smudge of light elongated from the north east to the
south west.  The best view was at 408x with a 24.5mm meade swa and 2x tv big 
barlow.  It was pretty faint and gradually brighter to the middle.  No 
structure was seen.  A ~12 mag star marked the north east end of the galaxy and 
a faint star was located just south of the center.
Optional related URLs: http://www.fortunecity.com/greenfield/twyford/637/drawings.htm
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