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(IAAC) Obj: NGC2482 - 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: 01152002/21:52EST
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: 104x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC2482
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 1m
Constellation: Pup
Data: mag 7.3v  size 12.0'
Position: RA 07:54.9  DEC -24:18
Description:
104x 2 brightest stars, one at 8.3v just west from center of FOV with the second
at the extreme western edge. The cluster appears in 2 parts. One in the S-W from center and the other in the N-W. There are approximately 40 stars in the cluster and the background is rich with faint stars and an unresolved glow.
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