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(IAAC) Obj: NGC1582 - Inst: 12x45 binoculars



Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: January 13th 2003.
Location of site: Kasjuni beach, Split, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 12x45 binoculars
Magnification: 12x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC1582
Category: Open cluster
Class:
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 7.0  size 37'
Position:
Description:
I saw a trace of "nebulosity" (unresolved stars) despite the Moon.
I found it by starhopping from "Kids" asterism near Capella.
This cluster should not be mistaken for another nearby open cluster,
NGC1528, which is also in Perseus!