(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6522 - Inst: 4.5" Orion f/8 Delux Sky View

Observation Poster: Rob Wood <r_c_wood@orbitworld.com>
Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 9:45 pm cst 07/20/01
Location of site: Lake Jackson Tx (Lat 29N, Elev 16 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" Orion f/8 Delux Sky View
Magnification: 36x, 100x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6522
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: faint globular cluster
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 18:03  DEC 30:02
This is a globular cluster that appears as a faint fuzzy spot. At 100x 3-4 stars become resolvable, but only with averted vision. This cluster is located 1/2 way between Gamma Sgr and W Sgr which are visible in the f.o.v.
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