(IAAC) Obj: ngc1907 - Inst: 4",f9.8 refractor
Observer: Wayne French
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 10-24-1998/11:30EST
Location of site: Broad Creek Memorial Scout Camp (Lat 394141N, Elev 400ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4",f9.8 refractor
Category: Open cluster.
Data: mag 8.21 size 7.0'
Position: RA 05:27 DEC 35:18
In hutting for M38 I came across a small dim patch next to two mag 9
stars. About 1 degree east of M38. After getting several opinions and
checking the charts we concluded that I found NGC1907 Although this
object is listed with a mag of 8.2 it is at the limit of my 4"
achromats seeing ability. It was nothing more than a small light
patch just to the north west of stars Tycho 2411-1103-1 and
HD 281143. No individual stars were resolved, just a general brightening
in the area.
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