Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6517
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 10.1
Size: 4.0'
Object classification: IV
Description: pB,pL,R,rr
Notes: H II 199

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 18h 01m 48.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -8 58' 00"
Constellation: Ophiuchus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.9.2009 21:40

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x
Field: 23'
Background sky: 3 (20.9)Visuality: I

Filter: -
NE Lim.mag: 6.5
Seeing: 4
Height: 13

Weather: +7C

Due the low height, the seeing was pretty bad. The cluster is granular all through and a core is irregular.