(IAAC) Obj: 6229 - 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): 6229
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 9,4  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC 6229  GC  Hercules  Mag  9.4  Small, faint, dense.  Best view with 
150x with pentax 10.5 XL.  Forms a triangle with western stars around 8th 
magnitude.  No resolution but very poor seeing may contribute to that.  Very 
mottled.  I think on a steady night I could resolve this one.
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