(IAAC) Obj: M20 - 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): M20
Category: Emission nebula.
Constellation: Sag
Data: mag 7  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC 6514  M20  EN/RN  Sagittarius  Mag 7  Easy as a haze in the 27mm 
panoptic, but all but disappears at higher magnifications.  Can see the 
central star and hint of structure.  Slip in the UHC/O-III and the dark lanes 
immediately pop out and it begins to resemble the pictures.  Still best at 
lower magnifications with the O-III
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