(IAAC) Obj: NGC 436 - Inst: Astroscan 4,1" f440mm Widefield

Observer: Martin Baur
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 25.01.2000 20:00 MET
Location of site: clearing near Hofgeismar, Germany (Lat +51, Elev 820ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Astroscan 4,1" f440mm Widefield
Magnification: 16x 21x
Object(s): NGC 436
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 3 m
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 8,8  size 6'
Position: RA 01:15.7  DEC +58:49
This open cluster is situated not far from NGC 457 but it is much smaller and
fainter than this. Next to a 7m star I were only able to see it as a small
fuzzy cloud with averted vision. No stars were resolved.
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