(IAAC) Obj: NGC2353 - Inst: 30cm SCT

Observation Poster: Jim Anderrson <nadmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11182001/03:05EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <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): NGC2353
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 7.1v  size 20'
Position: RA 07:14.6  DEC -10:18
138.5X - There is a single dominant star with approximately 30 stars within the rectangular area of the cluster. All the stars seem to be the same color (Pale yellowish)except the brighter which may be a little whiter.
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