(IAAC) Obj: M38 - Inst: ETX60

Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12/19/01 8:22 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: ETX60
Magnification: 14x, 39x
Object(s): M38
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 05:28  DEC 35:50
At low power a faint triangular patch. A high power I canj see a line of 3 stars on one side, 2 stars on the other, split by another 3 stars, with several fainter stars in the background, perhaps around 30 altogether.
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