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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3766 (Cr 248, Mel 107, Raab 92) - Inst: 60mm refractor



Observer: Celso Montalvo
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 08 April 1974
Location of site: Peru, South America
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: Dark (not noted)
Seeing: Not noted
Moon presence: None - moon not up
Instrument: 60mm refractor
Magnification: 33x
Filter(s): None.
Object(s): NGC 3766 (Cr 248, Mel 107, Raab 92)
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 1 p
Constellation: Car
Data: Mag 5.3 7.18m*; size 12'
Position: 1136.1 -6135
Description:
To the south in Carina, I explored the cluster of bright
stars beside theta Carinae. Six degrees to the north I saw
NGC3766 as a tight cluster of more than 50 weak stars in a
circle 20' diameter. It was a tight group of double stars.
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