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(IAAC) Obj: M92 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/12/01 11:05 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): nonne
Object(s): M92
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 17:17  DEC 43:08
Description:
A very nice globular cluster, with nice views in all powers. At high
power many stars were resolved. There was a strong core with a fainter
but still quite visible halo. Over all of this, and extending out for
quite a ways, was a scattering of stars.
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