(IAAC) Obj: NGC6568 - Inst: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8

  Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: July 18th, 2004. 0:15h
Location of site: Konjevrate, near Sibenik, Croatia (Lat. 43.6 N, Elev. 
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9.5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8 ("babydob")
Magnification: 28x, 53x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6568
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag 8.6  size 13'
28x: Grainy nebulosity with no individual stars, around 10' in diameter.
  I can feel that 53x will bring significant improvement!
53x: Yes!! 20 faint stars inside 10'.