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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6709 - Inst: 4.5" f/8 Dobsonian reflector



Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: August 18th 2003
Location of site: Kasjuni beach, Split, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8 ("babydob")
Magnification: 25x, 79x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6709
Category: Open cluster
Class:
Constellation: Aql
Data: mag 6.7  size 13'
Position:
Description:
25x: Small elongated group of stars. Reminds me of greek leter gamma.
79x: Looks even more like greek letter gamma. Two co-observers (Igor
     and Jimi) confirmed the similarity.