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(IAAC) Obj: Stephenson 1 - Inst: 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/09/20 1h23
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.9 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Stephenson 1
Category: Asterism.
Class: 
Constellation: Lyr
Data: mag 3.8  size 20.2
Position: RA 18:54  DEC 36:55
Description:
Very close to Delta Lyr. This cluster fortuitously gathers some stars close to Delta Lyr. This last watch a beautiful orange color. I count 7 stars, Delta Lyr being most brilliant, 3 stars of average brightness and 3 stars weak. Delta Lyr and 2 other stars form an isosceles triangle pointing towards E and a second triangle, overlapping in the first and made up of weak stars, points in opposite direction.
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