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Last update: 2019-05-19

VdS FG

- Asterisms (Aql) -

Aql (2) Cap (1) Cyg (1) Her (2) UMi (1)
Aqr (1) Cep (2) Del (1) Peg (1) Vir (1)
Cam (1) Crv (1) Dra (1) Sct (1) Vul (3)

AI J1933 7+1147 (AST)

DSS
Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: AI J1933 7+1147
Type: AST
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h33m45.00s / +11°48'00.00"
Brightness / Size: - / 2.0x2.0'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: Pretty compact group of 7 stars, whereby 6 of them look like a '6' of a dice. Overall quite obvious.
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Leiter 5 (AST)

DSS
Image source: DSS II (blue) - 15×15'
Name: Leiter 5, The Sword
Type: AST
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h33m30.00s / +11°42'00.00"
Brightness / Size: - / 12.0x4.0'
This asterism was discovered by Klaus Spruck and Stefan Schuchhardt. Many faint stars form a sword pointing to the north. Visually the asterism is more apparent than on the DSS image.

8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 3-, SQM-L 21.2
SQM-L 21.0: At 37x less evident. At 80x the 'sword' is quite apparent.
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