(IAAC) Obj: Cr 62 - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars

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Sat Mar 5 20:46:48 EST 2005


Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche at videotron.ca>

Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/02/04 04h24 UT
Location of site: St-Joseph-de-Coleraine (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): Cr 62
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Aur
Data: mag 4,2  size 28"
Position: RA 05:23  DEC 41:00
At ~1° of Lambda Aur. Not a very spectacular open cluster, does not present particular concentration. I individually distinguish only 3 stars, I have difficulty with estimating the size of the cluster well so much it is dispersed.
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