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(IAAC) Obj: NGC2301 - Inst: 30cm, f:10, SCT, LX200



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 02232001-23:43EST
Location of site: Clark Creek, NC (Lat 35:35, Elev 0)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10, SCT, LX200
Magnification: 117X
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC2301
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 3 m
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 6.0v  size 10'
Position: RA 06:51.8  DEC +00:28
Description:
A loose cluster of 50-60, 9-11 mag stars. A string of form a neat src to the SE.
The brighter stars are in a stream SE-NW, PA 130.
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