(IAAC) Obj: NGC637 - Inst: 30cm, f:10, SCT, LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11222000-23:32EST
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <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): NGC637
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 3 p
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 8.2v  size 3.5'
Position: RA 01:42.9  DEC +64:00
117X - Stands out well from the field. Bright loose irregular group of 28 brighter stars. It appears as an almost upside down Question mark. Lots of fainter field stars and some outlying ones that may be cluster members.
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