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(IAAC) Obj: NGC133 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT



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Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@home.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: October 7, 1999,  9:45pm EST
Location of site: Golden Pond, KY (Lat 37, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: <6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6-7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT
Magnification: 85x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC133
Category: Open cluster.
Class: Trumpler Type IV 1 p
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 9.4  size 7'
Position: RA 00:31  DEC +63:22
Description:
At 85x (24mm Ultima, 36' true field), four brighter stars are seen.  Three of 
these are in a N/S line with the fourth just off-line.  Five or six fainter
members are scattered about.  Overall size is around 4'x2'.  OC's NGC133,
NGC146 and King 14 are visible all fit easily in the 36' field of view.
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