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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2479 - Inst: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob



Observer: Geoff Chester
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Object: NGC 2479
Date & Time of Observation: 3/5/2000 21:00:00
Location: Mickie Gordon Regional Park, Middleburg VA USA (Lat 39N)
Sky Transparency: Very Clear
Seeing: Mostly Stable
Instrument: Sky Designs VPT 14.5" dob
Object type: Open cluster.
Class: III 1 m
Position: 0755.1-1742
Data: Mag 9.6p; Size 7'
Object Rating: C
Description:
A pretty large, pretty rich, pretty compressed cluster.
There are about 35-40 stars of 10th mag and fainter in a
pretty uniform distribution. A nice double star lies Sp.
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