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(IAAC) Object: M36 - Instrument: 7x35 binos



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-11-09, 05:15 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.0
Seeing: 3+ - medium good
Moon up: no
Instrument: 35mm binos
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: M36
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag 6  size 15' (published: 12')
RA/DE: 05h36m  +34o08m
Description:
This open cluster under these skies showed as
a mere 15' irregular fuzzy patch NE of a pretty
grouping of seven mag 5-8 stars, all lined up
along a 2 degree path roughly North/South.