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(IAAC) Obj: "Hockey Stick" - Inst: Orion 6" dobsonian



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Observer: William Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/4/2000 12:09pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 97 40)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dobsonian
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x,  120x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): "Hockey Stick"
Category: Asterism.
Class: 
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 17:32  DEC -34:
Description:
While searc hing for objects, I came across this asterism formed by 5
mag 6 & 7 stars. In order, from butt end to blade, SAO 208790, SAO
218789, SAO 208787, SAO 208786, and SAO 208769. NGC 6357 is located at
the butt end of this, but I was unable to see it.
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