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(IAAC) Obj: M103 (in moonlight) - Inst: 120mm f/8.33 refractor



Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: March 15th 2003
Location of site: Perkovic, near Sibenik, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.3 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 120mm KONUS refractor, f/8.33, equatorial ("Lukrica")
Magnification: 40x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): M103
Category: Open cluster
Class:
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag 7.4  size 6'
Position:
Description:
4 stars easily visible, one of them slightly reddish.
Other, fainter, stars are not visible.
The moon was ~ 90 degrees away.