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(IAAC) Obj: M 22 - Inst: Vixen 102 FL(f/9) on GP mount



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Observer: Bill Becker
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Casper Wyoming (Lat 42*55mN, Elev 5200')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 111 <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 102 FL(f/9) on GP mount
Magnification: 51x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M 22
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Sagittarius
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
M22: Extremely bright and large, the glow just knocks your socks off
when you bring it into the fov. Even at this low magnification, many of
its outer stars are resolved and as you go towards the center, the
peppering of stars is pleasingly evident. It's my favourite globular
viewable from my 42*55' location.
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