(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6723 - Inst: 9x63 binoculars

Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/08/21 22h38 EST
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.9 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): NGC 6723
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Sgr
Data: mag 7.3  size 11'
Position: RA 19:00  DEC -36:38
In Sagittarius, forms a triangle flattened with the stars alpha and gamma CrA. NGC 6723 is revealed like a small round and slightly luminous nebulosity. This globular cluster shows also a good degree of concentration and its center does not present luminous concentration. With averted vision, the objet does not change.
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