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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 20 - 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: 6/7/2000 6:20 UT
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): UltraBlock filter
Object(s): NGC 20
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Sagittarius
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
M20: The Trifid nebula: 2 bright stars seen inside a smallish glow of
nebulosity; the southern star seemed to be attached with the bulk of the
glow. The UltraBlock brought out more of the cloudy look but definitely
not as nice as the Lagoon. Still worthy of a good long look though.
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