Re: (IAAC) Obj: M45 - Instrument: 4.5
I am the proud owner of a 4.5" Newt. as well. If your's is an Orion
ShortTube F8.8, and you're interested in some info/tips, then please
mail me back.
I've had mine for about a year and have become very familiar with some
of it's critical design flaws and how to fix 'em/optimize your scope..
Let me know if you're interested,
San Francisco, CA.
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Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 23:12:00 +0500
Subject: (IAAC) Obj: M45 - Instrument: 4.5" Newtonian
Name of observer: Donald Munson
Observing skills then: Beginner
Date/time of observation: Sun 1998/08/30
Site type: Rural
Location: Nanjemoy, MD
Limiting magnitude: 4
Sky transparancy: 3/9
Moon presence: None
Instrument: 4.5" Newtonian
Power(s) used: 36x
Filter(s) used: None
Object category: OpenCluster
Object class: I 3 r n
Object data: mag 1.2 2.87m* size 110
Description: Saw a flickering on the horizon and used binoculars to see.
Got a beautiful view of the stars. Using the scope was able to get a
much closer view of the cluster. This is my first cluster that I was
able to see before I put the scope on it.
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