(IAAC) Obj: 5897 - Inst: 10" F/5,6 Dob

Observation Poster: Brian Carter <nairbretrac@hotmail.com>
Observer: Brian Carter
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 4-16-05
Location of site: North Georgia (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5-7 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" F/5,6 Dob
Magnification: 53, 100. 155, 200, 300, 400
Object(s): 5897
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Libra
Data: mag 8.6  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC 5897  GC  Libra  Mag 8.6  Round diffuse glow with very low surface
 brightness.  Mottled loose core with little central concentration.  Maybe a 
little peripheral resolution at 100x, very hard to find this one.  I passed it 
over numerous times.
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