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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6652 - Inst: 120 mm KONUS refractor,f/8.33, eq. mount



Observer: Natko Bajic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11. July 2001.
Location of site: Vinisce, near Split, Croatia (Lat
44.5, Elev 10 m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120 mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial
Magnification: 40x, 100x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6652
Category: Globular cluster
Class: VI
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag 8.62  size 3.5'
Position: RA 18h 36m  DEC -33
Description:
Another globular between Ascella and Kaus Australis I
have observed that night, much fainter and smaller
than nearby M-globulars. It seemed to me much brighter
toward center, with slow fade out. Averted vision
improves the sight, making object somewhat larger.
Field of view is filled with many faint stars. Sketch
is available at the URL mentioned below.
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Optional related URLs: http://natkobajic.netfirms.com
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