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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6304 - Inst: 56CM; f4.1; StarMaster



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06092002/03:19UT
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM; f4.1; StarMaster
Magnification: 120X,220X,
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6304
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 6
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 8.4v  size 6.8'
Position: RA 17:14.7  DEC -28:27.9
Description:
120X-NGC6304 is unreslolved. The center is bright, gradually dimming toward the 
outer edge.
220X-NGC6304 remains unresloved. A few outlying stars are resolve with averted
vision, or maybe they are field stars. The southern half of the glob's disk
seems a little brigher. A few other field stars were detected as small fuzzy disk.
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