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(IAAC) Obj: M19 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/18/01 11:24 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 80x, 120x, 203x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M19
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 17:03  DEC -26:16
Description:
A lettle bit brighter than M9. At mid power I cokuld detect signs of a core with a surrounding halo.  However, even at high power I could not resolve any individual stars.
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