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(IAAC) Obj: NGC659 - 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: 11222000-00:02EST
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): NGC659
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 1 p
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 6.5v  size 5'
Position: RA 01:44.1  DEC +61:53
Description:
117X - NGC659 is a Faint rich concentration of 40m or more 12 mag or fainter stars. In the west is a line of 3 stars and closely to the east , almost parallel is another sting of 3 stars.
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