(IAAC) Obj: NGC 460 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Fri Dec 16 07:18:56 EST 2005


Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood at bigpond.com>

Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Nov 21 1998; 12:30UT
Location of site: Mt Keira (Lat 34S, Elev 300m)
Site classification: Exurban
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
Object(s): NGC 460
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Tuc
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 1:14.8  DEC -72:18
Easily picked. Bright, round area. A bit more irregular at higher power, although not resolved. Two faint stars form a triangle with it. Would pick it as a globular if it wasn't listed atherwise.
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