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

Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/08/22 1h34 EDT
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
Object(s): Blanco 1
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Scl
Data: mag 4.5  size 90'
Position: RA 00:04  DEC -29:56
In Sculptor, at 14½° E of Fomalhaut. Not very spectacular open cluster which is more a asterism of ten stars scattered 1½° diameter. I easily distinguish 2 stars (SAO 166031 and 166032) visual magnitude 6,5 and 7,6 respectively and 8 others of average brightness.
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