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(IAAC) Obj: M37 (NGC 2099) - Inst: Orion R200SS 8" f4.5 Newtonian; GP equatorial mount; Sky Sensor 2000



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Observer: Andy Hochstetler
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1998-Feb-16 0100 UT
Location of site: Glendale, Arizona (Lat 112.13 W, Elev 33.55 N)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 4.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion R200SS 8" f4.5 Newtonian; GP equatorial mount; Sky Sensor 2000
Magnification: 22.5x; 100x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M37 (NGC 2099)
Category: Open cluster
Class: 
Constellation: AUR
Data: mag 5.60  size 24.00"
Position: RA 05:52.27  DEC 32:32.82 N
Description:
22.5x with the 40mm Televue really gives a nice 3D impression of the
cluster.  A fairly bright red-orange star appears near the center of
the cluster.  Stars are resolved nicely at 25x and 100x.  The cluster
fills nearly the entire FOV at 100x.
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