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(IAAC) Obj: IC166 - 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): IC166
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 1 r
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 11.7  size 7'
Position: RA 01:52  DEC +61:51
Description:
Lying East of Mag 9 TYC 4032-1863-1 the cluster showed only as  faint glow
with just a couple of Mag 12 stars in the foreground, the DSS image shows
this to be a rich cluster of faint stars so it would look pretty good in a
larger instrument
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