(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4755 (Jewel Box Cluster) - Inst: naked eye, 10x50 handheld binoculars
Observer: Steve Coe
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: February 1998
Location of site: SS Dawn Princess, Caribbean Sea (Lat 15oN, Elev 0m)
Site classification: Exurban(!)
Sky darkness: 4 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: naked eye, 10x50 handheld binoculars
Magnification: 1x, 10x
Object(s): NGC 4755 (Jewel Box Cluster)
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 3 r
Data: mag 4.2 size 10'
Position: RA 12:54 DEC -60:19
NGC 4755 is the Jewel Box. It can just be seen naked eye,
and 6 stars are resolved in the 10X50s. The stars are a little
different in tint, but in the binoculars not much.