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(IAAC) Obj: M56 - 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: 8/11/01 9:36 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: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M56
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Lyr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A fairly large for a globular. Not much of a core, but at high power I can see a wide scattering of faint stars. In fact at this power the core appears almost totally resolved.
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