(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6356 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 28 June 1998; 1307 UT
Location of site: Wollongong (Lat -34.5, Elev 100m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55-225x
Object(s): NGC 6356
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag 8.4  size 7..2 min
Position: RA 17:24  DEC -17:49
Quite large and bright. Has a very distinct bright center at low power. A line of field stars runnibg east-west to the object's south and perpendicular to this lies a field star to the north. Higher power was not very effective.
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