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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6664 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/28/2000  21.40 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 6664
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Sct
Data: mag 7.8  size 16'.0
Position: RA 18:37  DEC -08:13
Description:
Cluster of reasonably faint stars near Alpha Scuti.
The stars were scattered over the FOV at 98X and I noticed a fuzzy patch of
light in the middle. I don't know if this fuzzy patch or the scattered field
is the true cluster.
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