(IAAC) Obj: M73 (NGC6994) - Inst: 30cm f/6.3 Equatorial MEADE 12" LX200

Observer: James L Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2000/08/28; 10:40 EDT
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:38.9', Elev 3400ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm f/6.3 Equatorial MEADE 12" LX200
Magnification: 128x
Filter(s): None.
Object(s): M73 (NGC6994)
Category: Asterism.
Constellation: Aqr
Data: mag 8.9; size 2.8'
Position: RA 20h:59.0'  DEC -12:38'
"Y" shape asterism of 4 stars. The 10.5, 10.5 mag stars aligned N-S and the 
11, 12 mag stars pointing w. (Ref. Night Sky Observers Guide, Vol.1, p. 30.)
(Sketch available by e-mail at: <madmoon@bellsouth.net>) 
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