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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6205, M13 - 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: 8/11/02 12:15am 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 6205, M13
Category: Globular cluster.
Class: Spectral Class: F6   
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 5.78   size 25.24 
Position: RA 16:41  DEC 36:27
Description:
Distance:  7.7
Looks great with both the 19 and 35 panoptics.  I prefer the view of the 35 however, though it looks much smaller.  Using the imagination, the star 'arms' hanging off of M13 nearly forms into the shape of a spider.
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