(IAAC) Obj: M 103 - Inst: 12x45 binoculars

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Sat Jul 17 06:48:53 EDT 2004


Observation Poster: Ante Perkovic <albirejo_without_j at vip.hr>

Observer: Ante Perkovic
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: January 2nd 2003
Location of site: Split, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 12x45 binoculars
Magnification: 12x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M 103
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Cassiopeia
Data: mag 7.4  size 6'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Around 6' long array of 3 * (mags 7 and 8), surrounded with 
very faint nebulosity of unresolved stars.

The cluster is 1.5° from Ruchbeh, in the direction of *much* 
better looking NGC 663.

The moon was 50° away and it was moderately cloudy.
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