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(IAAC) Obj: NGC654 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian



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Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <kapeji@sniffout.com>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10 Jan 2003 20:00 UT
Location of site: UK West Wales (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 200mm Newtonian
Magnification: 100, 200
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC654
Category: Open cluster.
Class: II 3 m
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 6.5  size 5'
Position: RA 01:44  DEC +61:54
Description:
Lying North of two  stars Mags 7 and 9 this cluster is quite large and pretty
rich consisting of a broad scattering of mag 11 and 12 stars but with a faint glow suggesting even more unresolved and fainter stars
A Herschel 400 Object
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