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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6996, NGC6997 - Inst: 30CM, f:10 SCT LX200



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10062002/0327ut
Location of site: Grant, VA (Lat 36:39.8, Elev 2836)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM, f:10 SCT LX200
Magnification: 254X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6996, NGC6997
Category: Open cluster.
Class: --
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag --  size --
Position: RA --:--  DEC --:--
Description:
NGC6996; 20:56:30.0, +44:37:00; OCL; 10.0v; Size: 6.0'; Class: III 2 m n; 
40 Stars in Cygnus.
NGC6997; 20:56:30.0, +44:39:00; OCL; 10.0v; Size: 8.0'; Class; III 2 m n;
40 stars in Cygnus.
254X - NGC6996, NGC6997 appear weakly brighter than the background though there
are many areas just as bright just outside the FOV. The cluster(s) appear to be
more of the random scattering seen in the surrounding area. The clusters do not
stand out frome the background very well.
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