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(IAAC) Obj: M-16, NGC-6611, associated with Eagle Nebula - Inst: 8" Schmidt Cassegrain, F/10, Fork Mount



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Observer: Ted A. Nichols II
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: July 2nd, 2000 @ 10:32 PM EST
Location of site: Pine Grove Furnace State Park, PA, USA (Lat 40.0330N, , 77.2990W, Elev 1200ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6.0 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" Schmidt Cassegrain, F/10, Fork Mount
Magnification: 51X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M-16, NGC-6611, associated with Eagle Nebula
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Ser
Data: mag 6.5  size 7.0
Position: RA 18:18.8  DEC -13:47
Description:
Nebulosity not as prominent as in Lagoon, however I was using no
filter. M-16 is close to the Lagoon, and is a Nebula with a Cluster.
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