(IAAC) Obj: NGC6181 - Inst: 30CM, f:10 SCT, LX200

Observation Poster: James Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: James Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 09102002/0304ut
Location of site: Grant, VA (Lat 36:39.8, Elev 2836')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM, f:10 SCT, LX200
Magnification: 138X, 254X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6181
Category: External galaxy.
Class: SABc
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 11.9p  size 2.5' x 1.0'
Position: RA 16:32.3  DEC +19:50
138X - NGC6181 with direct vision appears as a modereately bright elongated
oval with a strongly concentrated core.
254X - NGC6181 with direct vision the oval halo brightens from a well defined
edge to a strikingly bright and large oval core. No other structural detail was
observed. No other DSO's in the FOV.
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