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(IAAC) Obj: Roslund 3 - Inst: 12.5" f/6.5 Newtonian equatorial mount



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Observer: Dave Mitsky
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1999/8/19 06:00 UT
Location of site: ASH Naylor Observatory, Lewisberry, PA, USA (Lat 40.15d N, 76.9 d W, Elev 190m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" f/6.5 Newtonian equatorial mount
Magnification: 46x, 79x, 159x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): Roslund 3
Category: Open cluster.
Class: IV 1 p
Constellation: Sagitta
Data: mag ?  size 5.0'
Position: RA 19h:58m2s  DEC +20d:28'57"
Description:
Roslund 3, also known as the Snail Cluster, 
is a small, rather nondescript group of stars 
of tenth magnitude or less.  It lies about one
degree northeast of Gamma Sagittae and
does not appear in the Uranometria 2000.0.
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