(IAAC) Object: M44 - Instrument: Visual

Observer: Bernhard Rems
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-05-16, 21:00 UT
Location: Bergstetten, Austria (47N)
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude: 6.2+
Seeing: 2 - good
Moon up: no
Instrument: Visual
Magnification: -
Filters used: none
Object: M44
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Cnc
Data: Diam.: 95.' Mag.: 3.1 mag
RA/DE: 8h40m   19o59'
M44 was detectable with the naked eye that night. It was only a very
dim patch of nebulosity that could be seen better with some averted
vision. No stars resolvable.
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