(IAAC) Obj: NGC6287 - Inst: 56CM; f4.1 StarMaster DOB

Observation Poster: James Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43.3, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM; f4.1 StarMaster DOB
Magnification: 120X, 220X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6287
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 7
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 9.2v  size 5.1'
Position: RA 17:05.3  DEC -22:42.7
120X-NGC6287 is small, weak and partially resolved. Just a few stars in the disk and a few foreground stars.
220X-NGC6287 is partially resolved, sparsely populated. A brighter star near the
center and 3 noticable pairs of stars. One pair oriented horizontaly across the
north, a pair at 5 and 7 o'clock. Morning twilight begining to be bothersome.
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