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(IAAC) Obj: NGC225 - Inst: 30CM SCT/F10/LX200



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01212001-19:25EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM SCT/F10/LX200
Magnification: 55X, 117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC225
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 7.0v  size 12'
Position: RA 00:43.4  DEC +61:47
Description:
117X - Aloose cluster of 9-10v stars Inverted, the grouping forms a figure that
resimbles a stooping falcon with wings arched upward and the pinnions extending
downward, the head and legs extended to strike it's prey. 
The normal orientation (North up) resembles a flowing 'W'. 
Let your imagination run amock.
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