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(IAAC) Obj: M13 - 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 11:08 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): M13
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 17:17  DEC 43:08
Description:
This also rewarded me with nice views. I was struck by how much it
looked like photographs. At high power so many stars were resolved
that it almost turned into a tight but open cluster.
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