(IAAC) Obj: NGC6885 - Inst: 18" f/4.5 Dob-Newtonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Cooper <acooper@pobox.com>
Observer: Andrew Cooper
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 3 May 2003 0325MST
Location of site: Kartchner Caverns State Park, Arizona (Lat 32, Elev 4000ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 18" f/4.5 Dob-Newtonian
Magnification: 60
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC6885
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 6  size 7'
Position: RA 20:12  DEC 26:29
Large! Bright! a beautiful concentration of stars in the Milky Way
starfield, a very bright 6th magnitude star (20 Vul) defines the
center of the cluster with an arc of bright stars to the south
(NGC6882) and a clump of somewhat dimmer stars to the north
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