(IAAC) Obj: M18 - Inst: Orion 4.5" f/8 Delux Skyview

Observation Poster: Rob Wood <r_c_wood@orbitworld.net>
Observer: Rob Wood
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: Aug 18/01 10:00 pm CST
Location of site: Lake Jackson, Texas (Lat 29N, Elev 16 feet)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness:  <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 4.5" f/8 Delux Skyview
Magnification: 36x, 100x
Object(s): M18
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 18:26  DEC -18:23
M18 is located to the Northwest of M24. This cluster is much tighter than M24. There are about 14 individual stars visible in th e100x f.o.v. Their colour is mostly yellow-white.
Optional related URLs: http://www.qaccess.net/~u08956/
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