(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6144 - Inst: 120mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial

Observation Poster: Natko Bajic <natkobajic@yahoo.com>
Observer: Natko Bajic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: July, 21th, 2001.
Location of site: Vinisce, near Split, Croatia (Lat 43.5, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial
Magnification: 40x, 100x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6144
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 9.01  size 9.3'
Position: RA 16hh:27m  DEC -26:01'
A globular cluster near Antares. Found easily at 40x, it seems fainter
because is very large. At 100x there were four stars in the field of
view. The globular cluster is round, with one star between its center
and edge. The sketch is available at the mentioned URL.
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