(IAAC) Obj: IC 4756 - Inst: 8" F/6 Newton alt-az mount

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7-1-1998  23.50 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Holland (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Newton alt-az mount
Magnification: 49X
Object(s): IC 4756
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Ser
Data: mag 4.6  size 52'
Position: RA 18:4439  DEC +05:27
A very large open cluster with many bright stars covering an area almost
twice that of the moon. There is a very bright star toward the southwest
of the cluster.
This cluster more than filled the field of view in my low power eyepiece.
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