(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6997 (HVIII-58) - Inst: 5.5" Comet Catcher
Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date & Time of Observation: 8/10/1999 3:00:00
Location: Rowayton Library, VA US
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Mostly Stable
Instrument: 5.5" Comet Catcher
Magnification: Panoptic 15mm, TeleVue 2.5x Barlow
Object: NGC 6997 (HVIII-58)
Object Type: Open cluster.
Class: Little compressed. Poor.
Position: 2056.6 +4439
Object Rating: C
A large scattered cluster that lies in a prominent triangle
of stars in the heart of the North America Nebula. Since I
couln't see the nebula, I was able to star hop to it using
Deepsky and the laptop. Best view is in the 15 mm Panoptic
with a 2.5x Barlow.
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