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(IAAC) Observations of Feinstein 1? Roslund 1?



Hello Lew,
It seems that this mmesage did not arrive to the List. I hope this time it
will.
Saludos.
Celso Montalvo.
----- Original Message -----
From: Celso Montalvo <celsom-w@amauta.rcp.net.pe>
To: <netastrocatalog-announce@atmob.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2001 6:42 PM
Subject: RE: (IAAC) Observations of Feinstein 1? Roslund 1?
> Hello Lew,
>
> Here are annotations in my Notebook about NGC3532:
>
> 08 April 1974. ... To the south in Carine I explored the cluster of brigth
> stars beside theta Carinae. Six degrees to the north I saw NGC3532 as a
> tight cluster of more than 50 weak stars in a circle 20' diameter.era un
> grupo apretado de estrellas débiles even when the Donald H. Menzel Guide
> says it has more than 130 stars in 60' diameter. [Using my 60 mm
refractor].
>
> 12 April 1974. ... I found a mistake in my observation of April 8th. I am
> sure that I was looking to NGC3766 and not NGC3532. Today I positively saw
> NGC3532 wich really seems to have at least 150 stars in a 1º diameter. [60
> mm refractor].
>
> 08 Feb 1997. ... Following to the west I found around 3:15 am the cluster
> NGC3532, with more than 50 stars spreading in the 20 mm eyepiece (some
0.5º
> in my 60 mm refractor).
>
> 01 April 2000. ... Looking with the C8 and 40mm (50x) NGC3532 (C91) is an
> astounding object with more than 200 faint stars with an UFO form, four
> brighter stars in the middle and a big deal of stars in the backdrop. My
60
> mm refractor shows some more than 50 stars with the 10 mm eyepiece [80x].
> This object is very dense and tight.
>
> 01 July 2000. ...I passed to the cluster C91 (NGC3532) to the north of
> theta Carinae. It occupies the whole 17 mm eyepiece and has an amazing
> amount of stars, around 200 spread in all the field.
>
> 20 Jan 2001. ...[Looking near the beach, at no more than 500 meters above
> the sea level] NGC3532 has some more than 100 stars in a 55' with the 26mm
> eyepiece in the LX200 [10 inch at 96x].
>
> Saludos to all.
>
> Celso Montalvo.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lew Gramer <dedalus@alum.mit.edu>
> To: Internet Amateur Astronomers Catalog - Discussion
> <netastrocatalog-announce@atmob.org>
> Cc: Webb Society List <WebbSoc@topica.com>; Equatorial Belt astronomers
> <eb-astro@yahoogroups.com>; Astro Soc Southern Africa Deep Sky section
> <deepsky@yahoogroups.com>; Jeff Bondono <bondono@iname.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2001 3:08 PM
> Subject: (IAAC) Observations of Feinstein 1? Roslund 1?
>
>
> >
> > According to the "Southern Cross" newsletter, of the Canberra
> > [Australia] Astronomical Soc.: "Scan about a degree directly
> > south [of magnificent Dunlop 323 / NGC 3532], and the loose,
> > sprawling cluster of Feinstein 1 swims into view. About 25'
> > across, it comprises mag. 7 and fainter stars arrayed around
> > a very rough E-W oval shape with a depleted centre."
> >
> > Has anyone observed this obscure-but-bright OC in NE Carina?
> >
> > If so, please share your observation with our IAAC Web archive:
> >     http://www.visualdeepsky.org/enter-log.html
> >
> > Here are the data according to Jeff Bondono's dObjects database:
> >     1106.0-5948;oc;=feinstein1=;S;4.7 6.55m*;;IV 2 p
> >
> >
> > I mainly direct this to our Equatorial Belt and Southern readers,
> > although it certainly might have been a Winter Star Party [FL USA]
> > target for some of our Northern observers... Sue, if I recall, you
> > have a passion for observing the first object in every catalog? :)
> >
>
>
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