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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6366 - Inst: 56CM, f4.1 StarMaster DOB



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Observation Poster: James Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 06122002/05:43 UT
Location of site: The Scales, VA (Lat 36:43.3, Elev 4686')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <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): NGC6366
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: 11
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 10.0v  size 8.3'
Position: RA 17:27.8  DEC -05:04.8
Description:
120X-NGC6366 is almost undetected with direct vision. It is a modeately large
glowing spot, unresolved and without detectable central concentration. There
are several bright foreground stars to the west and south.
220X-NGC6366 is a fintly peppered disk without a noticable central concentration.
It appears resolved and I cannot detect any background glow. 
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