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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6779, M56 - Inst: 10" F/10 SCT (Meade LX200)



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Observation Poster: Gary A. Weston <peepsquack@hotmail.com>
Observer: Gary A. Weston
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/10/02 11:45pm 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)
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 6779, M56
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: Spectral Class: F5
Constellation: Lyr
Data: mag 8.27   size 8.67 
Position: RA 19:16  DEC 30:11
Description:
Distance: 10.1
Compact, but still well visible with the 35 pan.  Gorgeous and stellar with the 19 pan.  Partly resolved center. I wish I had a higher magnification eyepiece (on my to-buy list). I'm sure i'd be able to resolve the center with an 11mm or 8mm plossel.
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