(IAAC) Obj: NGC 654 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)

Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@home.com>
Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 11/16/01 10:30pm PDT
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 60x, 110x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 654
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 6.5  size 5'
Position: RA :  DEC :
A bright 7.3 mag star SAO 11950 anchored the OC nicely.  60x showed about 10-15 
very faint stars with averted vision.  Resolved the stars at 110x with averted 
vision.  Definitely, this OC looked a look dimmer than its mag 6.5 and looked
dimmer than NGC 663.
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