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(IAAC) Obj: NGC2479 - Inst: 56CM, f/4.1, DOB



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01152002/21:13EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 6/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 56CM, f/4.1, DOB
Magnification: 88x, 
Filter(s): UHC, O-III, H-Beta
Object(s): NGC2479
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 1m
Constellation: Pup
Data: mag 9.6v  size 7.0'
Position: RA 07:55.1  DEC -17:43
Description:
55x - Grouping in a generally round area. There is an asterism resembling a
recumbent numeral 3 across the north edge. About 45, 12 and fainter stars in a
7.0' circle. Th cluster stars stand out moderately well from the background stars.
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