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(IAAC) Obj: M29 - 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: 
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <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): none
Object(s): M29
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
The views are much better overhead. This cluster is in the midst of a very rich field. There is a zig-zag asterism of 5 stars the E and a flattened triangle on the other edge. Overlaying this is a scattering of fainter stars. Altogether, it fills up about the central 1/3 of the FOV at mid power.
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