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(IAAC) Obj: NGC146 - 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): NGC146
Category: Open cluster.
Class: Trumpler Type IV 3 p
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 9.1  size 6'
Position: RA 00:33  DEC +63:18
Description:
At 85x (24mm Ultima, 36' true field), about a dozen stars are visible with
direct vision.  Averted vision adds another six stars.  Three faint pairs are
included.  Overall size is about 10'x4'.  NGC146, NGC133, and King14 all fit
easily in the same 36' field.
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