(IAAC) Obj: M22 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount

Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/19/01 12:10 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): M22
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 18:59  DEC -22:54
Large, bright and well resolved. Many stars visible. A concentration of fainter stars in the center overlain by brighter stars. Even better views were obtained at mid and high power; with the latter it filled up about 2/3 the FOV.
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