(IAAC) Obj: Stock 1 - Inst: Celestron 80mm, f/5 refractor, manual eq mount

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@home.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/21/2000, 8:55 eastern
Location of site: near Switzer Corner, so.central IN (Lat 38d17m , Elev 800ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 80mm, f/5 refractor, manual eq mount
Magnification: 11x, 27x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Stock 1
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 2 m
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag 4.4  size 60'
Position: RA 19:36  DEC +25:13
At 11x (35mm Ultima, 4.3d fov), a dozen stars were seen scattered across a one
degree area. , with another dozen out to 1.5 degrees.  The cluster is made 
noticable by two similar small triangles in the center.  The oute stars of the
cluster are the brightest members.  
At 27x (15mm Panoptic, 2.5d fov), The two central 'triangles' resolve into two
groups of five stars each.  Another 20, mostly fainter (many just at the edge
of resolution), surround these two groups. 
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