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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6704 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/28/2000  21.25 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 6704
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Sct
Data: mag 9.2  size 6'.0
Position: RA 18:51  DEC -05:12
Description:
Small cluster of extremely faint stars. At 98X it was seen as a misty patch
of light and at 203X a few individual stars were noted over an unresolved
background glow.
NGC 6704 is composed of stars mag. 12 and fainter in an otherwise empty field
in the middle of the summer Milky Way
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