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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6572 - Inst: 120mm f/8.3 refractor



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Observation Poster: Diego González <digonzalz@hotmail.com>
Observer: Diego González
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 15/07/2004 1:50 UT
Location of site: Asturias, Spain (Lat 43º  N, Elev 250m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120mm f/8.3 refractor
Magnification: 31x, 50x, 80x, 100x, 133x, 167x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC6572
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 9.1  size 16"
Position: RA 18:12  DEC 6:51
Description:
Found easily near the star 71 Oph (4,64 magnitude), NGC 6572 is an starlike 
point of light using low powers on my 120mm refractor. The rich field in which 
is located makes difficult the identification. Using a 12,5mm eyepiece (80x)
is possible to see a very small bluish disc (like an unfocused star) but the 
best view is with a 6mm Orthoscopic eyepiece (167x); a bright centre can be 
seen.
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