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(IAAC) Obj: Trumpler2 = Collinder29 - Inst: Astroscan 4,1" f440mm Widefield



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Observer: Martin Baur
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 25.01.2000 19:30 MET
Location of site: clearing near Hofgeismar, Germany (Lat +51, Elev 820ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Astroscan 4,1" f440mm Widefield
Magnification: 16x 21x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Trumpler2 = Collinder29
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 2 p
Constellation: Per
Data: mag 5,9  size 20'
Position: RA 02:37.3  DEC +55:59
Description:
Trumpler 2 is easy to find when you point your scope to Eta Persei. Now Tr 2
forms a rectangular triangle with 11 Persei. It is located next to the 7.4m
star SAO 23469. In my scope it appeared quite small and bright. I saw it less
concentrated with only a few stars, perhaps five or six.
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