(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6340 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 08/23/03  03:45 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 68x, 72x, 136x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6340
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 11.0p  size 3.4' X 3.0'
Position: RA 17:10  DEC +72:18
A uniform, round to slightly oval, halo.  There is gradual, slight,
brightening toward the core.  Located with averted vision at 68x.
Magnifies well.  Best seen at 136x.
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