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(IAAC) Obj: M6 - Inst: Meade ETX125



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Observation Poster: Yenal Ogmen <yenal.ogmen@emu.edu.tr>
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
Magnification: 72X
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M6
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Scorpius
Data: mag 4.2  size 20'
Position: RA 17:40  DEC -32:16
Description:
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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