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(IAAC) Obj: CO519+409 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 9/29/98 12:23 am CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 N, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 27x, 48x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): CO519+409
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
An extremely small cluster. I would have never recognized it, but for the obvious
asterisms nearby. Near phi Aur is a V-shpaed asterism of 7 stars. Off the point
of this is a small triangle. This is the cluster. There was a hint of very faint 
stars with averted vision, but this might have been imagination.
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