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(IAAC) Obj: M34 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)



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Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@home.com>
Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 10/13/01
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 22x, 30x, 110x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M34
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 5.2  size 35'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Counted around 50 stars at 22x and 7 pin-pricked yellowish stars in the 
center.  30x brought out a copule of pin-pricked yellowish stars that resemble 
a double star of equal magnitude.  These “double stars” are 8.35 magnitude SAO 
38244 and 8.44 magnitude SAO 38243.  Most of the stars in the OC are white or 
blue.  Lost the impact at 110x.
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