(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6830 - Inst: 10" F/10 SCT (Meade LX200)

Observation Poster: Gary A. Weston <peepsquack@hotmail.com>
Observer: Gary A. Weston
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/10/02 11:30pm EST
Location of site: Stellafane - Springfield Vt. (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" F/10 SCT (Meade LX200)
Magnification: 71.4x, 78.1x, 96.15x, 131.6x (+2x barlow)
Object(s): NGC 6830 
Category: Open cluster.
Class: Trumpler Class: 22p-
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 8.90   size 6.0' 
Position: RA 19:51  DEC 23:03
Distance:  4.8E+0003 light years 
Age: 1.00e8
Sparse open cluster of dim stars.  A very nice field of faint pinpoints. Definitely worth a look, though aperture really counts here. My info states it has roughly a 12.5 magnitude surface brightness. The brightest star being 10th mag.
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