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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6368 - Inst: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector



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Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 07/31/05  03:15 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO  USA (Lat 37 57'N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10.1" f/4.5 Newtonian reflector
Magnification: 77x, 128x, 257x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 6368
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 12.3  size 2.0' X 0.5'
Position: RA 17:27  DEC +11:33
Description:
A faint, uniform, elongated oval halo aligned NE-SW.  It shows slight,
gradual, diffuse brightening toward the core.  A faint field star is
located just off the S. edge.  Visible with averted vision at 77x, it
did not bear magnification well and was best seen at 128x.
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