(IAAC) Obj: Cr463 - Inst: reflector 203 mm, f/6, dobsonian

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Sun May 24 09:58:06 EDT 2009


Observation Poster: Alexandru Burda <alexandru.burda at gmail.com>

Observer: Alexandru Burda
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 22.05.2009 21:50 UT
Location of site: Bucarest, Romania (Lat 44,5 N, Elev 80 m)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: reflector 203 mm, f/6, dobsonian
Magnification: 48x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): Cr463
Category: Open cluster.
Class: Medium richness
Constellation: Cas
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA 01:46  DEC 71:46
Evaluated class: Shapley E, Trumpler II-2-M. I was able to count about 55 to 60 
stars. Slightly  elongated, crescent form, with brighter stars on one side. Stars 
in close proximity to one another at the center but without forming an obvious 
concentration.  Almost entirely visible in a 1.08 degree field of view 
(approximated size between 1.1 and  1.5 degree).

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