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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 457 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/19/98 11:44 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 3.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 48x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 457
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
I spent some time trying for open clusters in Cassiopeia. While I found many 
candidates, this was the only one I could ID with any degree of certainty. I 
counted between20 and 30 stars, including phi Cas, which allowed my to ID this.
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