(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1193 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT, EQ fork mount

Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: October 6, 2002, 12:30am EST
Location of site: near Curby, IN, USA (Lat 38 N, Elev 780 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT, EQ fork mount
Magnification: 135x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 1193
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 1 2 m
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 12.6  size 1.5'
Position: RA 03:06  DEC +44:23
At 135x (15mm Panoptic, 30' true field), NGC 1193 is an extremely faint, but
relatively large 2' glow.  It was not visible with direct vision.  It was held
with averted vision about 50% of the time.  A 12th mag. star lies on the WNW
side of the cluster while a 13th mag. star lies opposite on the ESE edge.
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