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(IAAC) Obj: Berkeley 7 - Inst: 8" SCT, Celestron, manual fork



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Observation Poster: Don Clouse <dlcdeepsky@insightbb.com>
Observer: Don Clouse
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/2/2002, 12:10am EST
Location of site: southern Indiana, 35 miles west of Louisville, KY  USA (Lat +38d 7m, 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: 8" SCT, Celestron, manual fork
Magnification: 100x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Berkeley 7
Category: Open cluster.
Class: II 2 p
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag ?  size 4.0'
Position: RA 01h:54m  DEC +62d:22m
Description:
At 100x (20mm Ultrascopic, 31' TFOV), Berkeley 7 an irregular, 2' group oriented
primarily N/S.  A half dozen stars are visible directly including a threshold 
companion of the star near the center.  Averted vision adds a few stars over a
faint haze.
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