(IAAC) Obj: NGC1545 - Inst: 30cm SCT

Observation Poster: Jim Anderrson <nadmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11142001 23:35EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm SCT
Magnification: 55X, 117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC1545
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 6.2v  size 18'
Position: RA 04:20.9  DEC +50:15
138.5X - 2 bright stars and 2 dimmer ones form a rhomboid at the center of the
apparent cluster. 2 staggered streams of stars intersect at the rhomboid forming
an 'X'. To the north is E519, an easy double with a redish primary.
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