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(IAAC) Collinder 463 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 25 December 92, ab.20hTU
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual): 5,6
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 4
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade 8inch F/10
Magnification: 87x, 145x
Filters used: no
Object: Collinder 463
Category: open cluster
Constellation: Cas
Object data:  v5.7 - diam.36' - 40 stars of v8.5 and fainter - trumpler
type III2p
RA/DE: 01h48.4 , +7157'
Description: giant cluster, maybe about 45', quite bright; about a hundred
stars from mag.8 to 14, scattered regularly with a regular magnitude scale.

Yann Pothier	tel: 01 43 41 43 29
11 impasse Canart, 75012 PARIS, FRANCE
Email: ypothier@abi.snv.jussieu.fr
Site : http://pegase.unice.fr/~skylink/publi/cielextreme