(IAAC) Obj: NGC6284 - Inst: 56CM; f4.1; StarMaster

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): NGC6284
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 9
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 9.0v  size 5.6'
Position: RA 17:04.6  DEC -24:46.1
120X-NGC6284 is unresolved. The center appers almost stellar, but the remainder
appears evenly illuminated.
220X-NGC6284 is partially resolved, mostly in the center with an ocasional twinkle at the edges. A small weakly concentrated center. The remainder of the disk being evenly illuminated. The resolved stars appear to be superimposed on a background of haze.
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