Basic object information
Name: M 68
Type of object: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.2
Size: 12.0'
Object classification: 10
Description: L,eRi,vC,iR,rrr,st 13...

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 12h 39m 28.0s
Declination: -26 44' 34"

Constellation: Hydra

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Los Roques (2117m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 16/17.4.2004 2:20

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6,9

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 31
Visuality: II

Weather: +2C

Fully grainy and several individual are seen. Brightenings to W and SE from the core.