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Re: (IAAC) Obj: M34, NGC 1039 - Inst: ETX60



Opps - slipped up on the constellation, should be Per, of course!
William
On Friday, November 23, 2001, at 08:16 AM, Apache User wrote:
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> Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
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> Observer: William L. Schart
> Your skills: Advanced (many years)
> Date/time of observation: 11/22/01 8:50 pm CST
> Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
> Site classification: Suburban
> Sky darkness: 3.5 <Limiting magnitude>
> Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
> Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
> Instrument: ETX60
> Magnification: 14x, 39x
> Filter(s): none
> Object(s): M34, NGC 1039
> Category: Open cluster.
> Class:
> Constellation: Tau
> Data: mag   size
> Position: RA 02:42  DEC +42:48
> Description:
> A nice cluster, if a bit small in this scope. At the higher power, 
> filled about 1/2 the FOV. Round shape, with somewhat of a bullíseye 
> shape. There is a core of about 6 bright stars with a surrounding ring 
> of bright stars, and a scattering of faint stars behind all this. I 
> made about 20 of the brighter stars.
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