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(IAAC) Obj: M34; NGC 1039 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian



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Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Wiruna, NSW, Australia (Lat -32.4, Elev 500m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): M34; NGC 1039
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 5.2  size 35'
Position: RA 2:42  DEC 42:47
Description:
Large and very loose cluster. What appears to be a wide equal brightness in the centre. In fact, many of the central stars tend to occur in pairs.
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