(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6015 - 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: 09/23/03  03:20 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <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 6015
Category: External galaxy.
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 11.1p  size 5.4' X 2.3'
Position: RA 15:51.5  DEC +62:18.5
A uniform, oval halo, aligned nearly N-S.  There is no detectable brightening
toward the core.  Located with averted vision at 68x.  It does not magnify
well, fading into the background at higher powers.  Best seen at 68x-72x.
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