PIGGYBACK ASTROPHOTO - JUNE, JULY

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.

JUNE
CONSTELLATIONS THAT ARE WELL-PLACED AT 9:00 P.M. MID-MONTH:
Bootes, <Corona Borealis>, Draco, Libra, Serpens Caput, <Ursa Minor>
Name CON TYPE R.A.(2000) Dec Mag SIZE NOTES
T CRB Red 15 59.5 +26 00 2.3 10 recurrent nova
Alpha UMi AST 02 31.8 +89 16 2.0 120 Diamond ring, Polaris

JULY
CONSTELLATIONS THAT ARE WELL-PLACED AT 9:00 P.M. MID-MONTH:
Draco, Hercules, Norma, Ophiuchus, Scorpius, Serpens Cauda
Name CON TYPE R.A.(2000) Dec Mag SIZE NOTES
M-13 HER Gb 16 41.7 +36 28 6 23 Hercules Cl
I4604 OPH Di 16 25.6 -23 26 --- 60x25 Rho OPH Neb, huge
M-12 OPH Gb 16 47.2 -01 57 7 12 loose for a globular
M-10 OPH Gb 16 57.1 -04 06 7 12 rich, M12 3 deg NW
B 72 OPH DRK 17 23.5 -23 38 --- 30 the Snake, S-Nebula
B 78 OPH DRK 17 33.0 -26 00 --- 200 Bowl of the Pipe Neb
I4665 OPH Cl 17 46.3 +05 43 4.2 41 30* mags 7...
Cr359 OPH Cl 18 01.0 +03 00 3.0 240
---- OPH AST 18 05.0 +02 30 3.0 240 Bull of Poniatowski
6633 OPH Cl 18 27.7 +06 34 4.6 27 large, sparse, bright
M- 4 SCO Gb 16 23.6 -26 32 6 23 beautiful star chains
Alpha SCO Red 16 29.6 -26.6 0.9-1 1730 Antares
I4628 SCO Di 16 57.0 -40 20 --- 90x60 N edge Tr24
Tr 24 SCO Cl 16 57.0 -40 40 9 60 200* rich, =H12
M- 6 SCO Cl 17 40.1 -32 13 6 26 best at low power
M- 7 SCO Cl 17 53.9 -34 49 5 50 good in binocs or finder
Tau SER AST 15 40.0 +17 00 5 180 Tau1 to Tau8, nice AST
M-16 SER Cl 18 18.8 -13 47 7 8 Star Queen Neb + cluster
I4756 SER Cl 18 39.0 +05 27 5.4 52 scatrd Cl 80* mags 8...