(IAAC) Obj: NGC1778 - Inst: 12x45 binoculars

Ante Perkovic albireo at vip.hr
Mon Jul 26 10:37:44 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 13th 2003.
Location of site: Split, Croatia (Lat 43.5 N, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 12x45 binoculars
Magnification: 12x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC1778
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag 7.7  size 7'
Close to Mu Aurigae, on the opositte side of Lambda Aurigae. I saw a 
hint of nebulosity despite the Moon. There is a posibility that I 
actually saw a group of 3 closely packed 10-mag * that I later found on 
a map.

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