PIGGYBACK ASTROPHOTO - AUGUST

Abbreviations for the object names are as follows:
B=Barnard Cr=Collinder H=Harvard I=Index Catalog Mel=Melotte Sh=Sharpless Tr=Trumpler
Type abbreviations:
AST=Asterism of Stars Cl=open cluster Di=diffuse nebula DRK=Dark Nebula Gb=globular cluster
MW=Milky Way starcloud Pl=planetary nebula SNR= supernova remnant
Red=Red Star (Mostly 'N' Type)
For Red Stars the Size column is period in days.
Galaxy types
Sp=spiral El=elliptical Ir=irregular
Sizes are in arc minutes.
Constellation abbreviations are the IAU standard.
Constellations which are marked with < > around them, may be photographed in their entirety with a telephoto lens.
2000 coordinates, easy to use with Sky Atlas 2000 by Tirion.

AUGUST
CONSTELLATIONS THAT ARE WELL-PLACED AT 9:00 P.M. MID-MONTH:
Aquila, <Lyra>, <Sagitta>, <Scutum>, Sagittarius, <Vulpecula>
Name CON TYPE R.A.(2000) Dec Mag SIZE NOTES
B142 AQL DRK 19 40.7 +10 57 --- 80x50 2 irreg narrow lanes
B334 AQL DRK 19 36.8 +12 27 --- 40x5 2 deg NE of B 142
M-26 SCT Cl 18 45.2 -09 24 8 9 bright, coarse cluster
B 318 SCT DRK 18 49.7 -06 24 --- 90x2 E-W lane S of M11
M-11 SCT Cl 18 51.1 -06 16 6 12 very rich and comprsed
M-23 SGR Cl 17 56.8 -19 01 7 27 bright, loose
M-20 SGR Di 18 02.6 -23 02 5 29x27 Trifid, dark lanes
B 86 SGR DRK 18 02.7 -27 50 --- 4 Ink Spot, small
6520 SGR Cl 18 03.4 -27 54 7 6 60*, compact, near B86
M- 8 SGR Di 18 03.8 -24 23 6 90x40 Lagoon, neb + cluster
M-21 SGR Cl 18 04.6 -22 30 7 12 sparse cluster
M-24 SGR MW 18 16.9 -18 30 5 90 Small Star Cloud
M-18 SGR Cl 18 19.9 -17 08 7 7 sparse cluster
M-17 SGR Di 18 20.8 -16 11 7 46x37 Swan, use UHC filter
M-25 SGR Cl 18 31.6 -19 15 6 35 bright but sparse
M-22 SGR Gb 18 36.4 -23 54 6 17 spectacular
6822 SGR Irr 19 44.9 -14 45 10 20x10 Barnard's Galaxy
Cr399 VUL Cl 19 25.4 +20 11 4 60 The Coathanger
St 1 VUL Cl 19 35.8 +25 13 5.3 60 Easy in Binoculars
Sh 88 VUL Di 19 46.0 +25 20 11.5 18x6 Elongated streamer
I4954 VUL Di 20 04.8 +29 15 --- 25 Cl Ros4 invl, 3 parts
6940 VUL Cl 20 34.6 +28 18 6 31 Rich cluster, 60*