(IAAC) Obj: NGC1245 - Inst: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Andeson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Andeson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01222001-00:25EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30CM/F:10 SCT/LX200
Magnification: 117X,, 203X 
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC1245
Category: Open cluster.
Class: lll 1 r
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 8.4  size 10'
Position: RA 03:14.7  DEC +47:15
117x - A loose concentration of stars with 2 brightest of 8 & 9.5m. There are
several interesting strings and arcs of 12-14m stars oriented generally N-S. Close observation reveals the many faint stars and there seems to be a background haze that is not quite resolved.
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