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(IAAC) Obj: NGC1027 - 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: 11232000-00:25EST
Location of site: Bigwoods, NC (Lat 35:46, Elev 250')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <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): NGC1027
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 2 p n
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 6.7v  size 20'
Position: RA 02:42.7  DEC +61:33
Description:
117X - Rich, irregular cluster. The brightest star (7.2v) just south of the
cluster center is the base of a figure 'Y' that leans toward the east. 
I counted 65 stars that are bright enough to stand out well from the milkyway
background, however SkyMap pro V6 list 40 as the cluster total.
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