Location: Smileys Provincial Park (Nova East), NS
Date: 2015-08-14
Time: 9:48 PM ADT
S&T Chart Reference: 58
Instrument: 10x30 IS Binoculars
Transparency: Very Good (4)
Seeing: Very Good (4)

Used the Teapot in Sagittarius to find M6 (thanks to the directions provided by Tony Schellinck).

Started at Kaus Australis then went west 1 FOV. I put that point on the left at 9 o'clock then went west 1/2 FOV. M6 was centred in my binoculars. The grey smudge was easily identified and a few bright areas/stars were seen. There seemed to be a row of 4 stars near one border, a row of 3 stars below it, and a triangle of stars below that.

Constellation:  Scorpius
Type: Open Cluster
Magnitude: 4.2
Distance: 2 kly
Size: 33.0'


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