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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2477 - Inst: 12.5" Binocular Newtonian



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Observer: Dan Duriscoe
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Pinehurst, CA (Lat 36.7N, Elev 4000')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" Binocular Newtonian
Magnification: 100X
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 2477
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: PUP
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
V RICH, SPECTACULAR, SIMILAR TO M11 OR NGC7789, CONTAINING 200-300 STARS IN 30'
DIAMETER, BRIGHTER STARS OF FAIRLY UNIFORM BRIGHTNESS, FADING TO DIMMER STARS, 
NO ONE OR GROUP OF STANDOUT BRIGHT STARS,  SQUARISH OR KEYSTONE SHAPE, 
CONSIDERABLE CONCENTRATION TOWARD RIGHT CENTER,  MANY DARK LANES AND PATCHES 
SEEN BETWEEN STARS, BRIGHT BLUE STAR SOUTH CAN BE PLACED IN FIELD, GIVING 
CONSIDERABLE DEPTH.  WONDERFUL THOUGH LOW IN THE SOUTHERN SKY, WELL SEEN 
TONIGHT.  WELL WORTH A LOOK ON CLEAR DARK NIGHTS.
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