(IAAC) Obj: NGC 188 - Inst: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Brent Reary <gmbreary@rollanet.org>
Observer: Brent Reary
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 09/29/02  1:10 UT
Location of site: Rolla, MO (Lat 38N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness:  <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/4.5 Dobsonian
Magnification: 36x, 72x, 77x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 188
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: CEP
Data: mag 8.1  size 
Position: RA 00:44  DEC +85:20
At 36x, a dim, diffuse glow of stars in a circular pattern with one side of
the circle appearing to be slightly flattened.  The cluster stands out well
against the background.  A number of brighter stars are scattered across the
low power (36x) field.  Best seen at 72x.
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