(IAAC) Obj: M6 - Inst: Meade ETX125
Observation Poster: Yenal Ogmen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Observer: Yenal Ogmen
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: August 4, 2002 18:35 – 18:53 UTC
Location of site: Lefkoniko, North Cyprus (Lat 35.2580N, Elev 0)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Meade ETX125
Category: Open cluster.
Data: mag 4.2 size 20'
Position: RA 17:40 DEC -32:16
Relatively small cluster that covers only half of the eyepiece. As it is known
its shape looks like a butterfly. There are five main brght stars. 3 on the
right (east) wing and 2 on the left (west) wing of the butterfly. Stars are
condensed mainly on the wings, there is a void of stars at the center of the
clust (on the body of the butterfly). All the stars are whitish blue.
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