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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6882 - Inst: 18" f/4.5 Dob-Newtonian



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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): NGC6882
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 8.1  size 18'
Position: RA 20:11  DEC 26:33
Description:
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
(NGC6885)
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