(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2194 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/10/2000  21.45 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Object(s): NGC 2194
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag 8.5  size 10'.0
Position: RA 06:14  DEC +12:48
NGC 2194 was not seen at 49X and appeared as a small misty patch at 98X with 
averted vision.
At 203X NGC 2194 appears granular with a hint of resolution. I guess a small
aperture increase would show much more of this object.
Best seen using averted vision.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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