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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1746 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/10/2000  21.30 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
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 1746
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 6.1  size 42'.0
Position: RA 05:03  DEC +23:49
Description:
Rather large, poor loose cluster at 49X located in Taurus. I counted about 
20-25 stars but it is hard to tell where this cluster 'ends'.
There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below.
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Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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