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(IAAC) Obj: M39 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount



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Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/11/01 9:32 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 58x, 80x, 120x, 170x, 203x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M39
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
This pretty much fills up the FOV at low power. On the S there are 2 chevrons of stars, the lower one consists of 6 stars and the other has 5 stars. I estimated about 50-60 stars visible, many of which are relatively quite bright. They all appeared blue to me.
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