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(IAAC) Obj: M39 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian F5



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Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <kapeji@sniffout.com>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12 Dec 2001  19:20 UT
Location of site: UK West Wales (Lat 52, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm  Newtonian F5
Magnification: 50
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M39
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 2 p
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 4.6  size 32'
Position: RA 21:31  DEC +48 :26
Description:
Looking like a Fan shaped spray of Bright Stars against a backdrop of fainter
ones, this large and somewhat loose cluster has more shape to it than most'
which makes it an appealing and pleasant object to view.
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