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(IAAC) IC 361 - 8inch F/10



Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Date and UT of observation: 27 December 1992, about 23h00 UT
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual): 6,0
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 3
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade SCT 8" F/10
Magnification: 100x
Filters used: no
Object: IC 361
Category: open cluster
Constellation: CAM
Object data:  V=11.7:; B=11.3:; diam.=6'; Trumpler type II1r; 60 stars of
v14.55 and fainter;
RA/DE: 04h19.0m, +5818' (2000); Uranometria 39
Description: medium sized cluster, nebulous and round (estimated
diam.=1.8'); slightly granulous, easier to see with averted vision.

I can provide a scanned drawing of IC 361 to anyone who can read the binhex
encoding of Eudora (for Mac); just mail me to try
(ypothier@abi.snv.jussieu.fr), it works sometimes with other
configurations...



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