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(IAAC) Obj: M48 - Inst: 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 20004/03/19 - 4h22 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M48
Category: Open cluster.
Class: F
Constellation: Hya
Data: mag 5.8  size 54'
Position: RA 08:13.8  DEC -05:48
Description:
A wide open cluster in my binos. The middle appears in 2 parts, a brighter in the eastern part and a fainter in western part. In the brighter part, 3 stars in a triangular shape. I can't separate the stars in the western part.
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