(IAAC) Obj: M18 - Inst: Vixen 102 FL(f/9) on GP mount

Observer: Bill Becker
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06-July-2000
Location of site: Casper Wyoming (Lat 42*55mN, Elev 5200')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Vixen 102 FL(f/9) on GP mount
Magnification: 53x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M18
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Sagittarius
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
M18: Small cluster of stars just sw of M17 but still in the same fov
with the 18mm Radian. 3 of its brighter members form a nice arc with
what appears to be a double star to its immediate south. Well worth
checking out if your in this general area.
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