(IAAC) Obj: M41 - Inst: 12x45 binoculars

Ante Perkovic albireo at vip.hr
Mon Jul 26 11:43:07 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, 23:00h.
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): M41
Category: Open cluster
Constellation: CMa
Data: mag 4.5  size 38'
Very bright nebulosity, with at least 5 individual * easily resolved. 
Can't resolve other stars because they are just to close. It feels like 
there is at least 10 more sufficiently bright stars to be resolved in 
only the cluster isn't this compact.

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