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(IAAC) Stock 2 - 56mm binoculars



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 01 November 91, about 00h00 UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual): 6,2
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 3
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Perl diam.56mm binoculars
Magnification: 8x
Filters used: no
Object: Stock 2
Category: open cluster
Constellation: CAS
Object data:  v4.4 / diam.60' / trumpler type III1m / 50 stars of v8.8 and
fainter
RA/DE: 02h15.0m, +5915'
Description: about 1.5 in diam., mag8 stars uniformely scattered on a
combined diameter equal to that of the well known double cluster in
Perseus; superb cluster.




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