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(IAAC) Obj: M72 (NGC6181) - Inst: 30cm f/6.3 SCT MEADE LX200



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Observer: James L. Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2000/07/28: 10:20 DST
Location of site: Troutdale VA (Lat 35:38.9N, 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 SCT MEADE LX200
Magnification: 128X
Filter(s): NONE
Object(s): M72 (NGC6181)
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Aqr
Data: mag 13.3  size 5.9'
Position: RA 20h:53.5'  DEC -12:32'
Description:
Small, faint, loose globular cluster. The core is distributed in a tri-lobular
shape. The core is partially resolved with a loose scattering of stars
extending outward in strings. There is a loop shape of stars to the S-W.
(Sketch is available at e-mail <madmoon@bellsouth.net>) 
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