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(IAAC) Obj: M29 - Inst: Newt 4.2" f/4.25



Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1996-11-12, 04:50 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.4
Seeing: 1 - excellent
Moon up: no
Instrument: Newt Reflector 4.2" f/4.25 (AstroScan)
Magnification: 20x, 40x, 65x
Filters used: None
Object: M29
Category: Open Cluster
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 6.6  size 7'
RA/DE: 20h23m  +38o32m
Description:
This dim grouping did NOT stand out from the rich
Milky Way background at any power tried: at a low
elevation (40o) most of its fainter members might
simply have been too dim to shine through.
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