(IAAC) Obj: NGC3114 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Oct 2, 1997
Location of site: Wollongong (Lat 34.5S, Elev 100m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55
Object(s): NGC3114
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Car
Data: mag 4.2  size 35 min
Position: RA 10:03  DEC -60:07
A real 'field filler' with a multidude of fairly evenly bright stars and a couple of brighter field stars
Also observed from a nearby Exurban site on 27 June, 1998:
Very large and rich. Noted a tight trio of stars forming an equilateral triangle. a good wide-field cluster that is easy to see with the naked-eye
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