Messier 56

Object:   M56 (NGC 6779) Date:               2018 September 14
Type:  Globular cluster
Constellation:           Lyra Time & altitude:           20.20UT    68º
Catalogue data: Seeing (5 high):                               2/5
            R.A:                19h 17m Transparency (5 high):                   4/5
            Dec:                30º 11 Telescope:     0.5m f4.1  Dob.
            Magnitude     8.2 Eyepiece       8mm Ethos                x260
            Size (mins)    7 Filters:            None


M56 is located in a very busy star field and this is masking the outer parts of the cluster so in a way the cluster is mostly central core. The whole thing is no bigger than the core of M92. There is a noticeable arc of four equal stars on the SE edge. The core is grainy but without resolution.