(IAAC) Obj: NGC6544 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT, fork EQ

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 9/4/2002, 9.58 pm EST
Location of site: southern Indiana, USA  (Lat 38N, Elev 780 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT, fork EQ
Magnification: 100x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC6544
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag 7.5  size 9.2'
Position: RA 18:7  DEC -25:00
At 100x (20mm Ultrascopic, 30' TFOV) NGC6544 is a small, 1', diaphonus haze
with an ill defined, but roughly circular, shape.  There is a dim field(?) star
in the south central area.  There is also a hint of granulation in the same
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