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Re: (IAAC) Obj: M31, M32, M110 - Inst: Celestron 8" SCT, fork mount



Opps - I got interrupted while filling this post and forgot the change 
the object field. This should be NGC 457.

Sorry for any confusion

William

On Monday, September 30, 2002, at 06:55  PM, Apache User wrote:

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> Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
>
> Observer: William L. Schart
> Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
> Date/time of observation: 9/27/02 10:57  PM CDT
> Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
> Site classification: Suburban
> Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
> Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
> Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
> Instrument: Celestron 8" SCT, fork mount
> Magnification: 78x, 120x, 203x
> Filter(s):
> Object(s): M31, M32, M110
> Category: Open cluster.
> Class:
> Constellation: Cas
> Data: mag   size
> Position: RA :  DEC :
> Description:
> AKA the Katchina, ET, or Owl cluster. I have never heretofore seen 
> why, but tonight if was quite apparent. Two rather bright stars on the 
> south side of the cluster form the žeyesÓ of whichever you wish this 
> to be. A chain of stars extending more of less to the north forms the 
> body and 2 lateral chains form the arms or wings, as the case may be. 
> The head area is triangluar.
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