(IAAC) Obj: NGC6293 - Inst: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8

  Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: August 11th 2003, 22.10h
Location of site: Tugare, near Split, Croatia (Lat 43.4 N, Elev 250m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" Homemade Dobson reflector, f/8 ("babydob")
Magnification: 25x, 48x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6293
Category: Globular cluster
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 8.2  size 3.5'
  25x: E of the cluster is  50'-long line of 4 stars with mags between 
6.7 and 8.4. Line is oriented NNW-SSE. West of the 2. star from the N is 
very faint, quite large, nebulosity, visible only with averted vision.
  48x: Barely visible with averted vision
The cluster was 17 deg above the horizon.