(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7128 - Inst: Bresser 4.8 inch refractor:EQ5

anonymous at sedna.atmob.org anonymous at sedna.atmob.org
Mon Sep 12 06:30:55 EDT 2005


Observation Poster: Steven H. Yaskell <steven.yaskell at wtnord.net>

Observer: Steven H. Yaskell
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 
Location of site: Stockholm, Sweden (Lat 59 N:33, Elev 61m/200ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5-6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6-7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Bresser 4.8 inch refractor:EQ5
Magnification: x40,x100
Filter(s): Deep Sky
Object(s): NGC 7128
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Cygnus
Data: mag +9  size 2´-3´
Position: RA 21:43  DEC c+57:
At x40 half ring of +10- +12? mag stars surround 
a glittering cluster. Yes, they actually glow and 
glitter with my good seeing tonight - the cluster 
that is. The glittering mass resolves into stars 
I can't count. The outer mass has a small, butterfly
glow to it with averted vision. x100 brings it a 
little closer and without a filter is an impressive
sight. Try finding it c. 4 degrees NE of Pi-1 Cygni.
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