(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2169 - Inst: Orion 6" Dob


Observer: William L.Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/13/00 9:30 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31, Elev 820)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2169
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Shown on charts as immediately adjacent to St848. At low power I could
see a few stars here, going up to 72s, I saw a somewhat crooked line
of 5 stars about mag 7-8 with a few fainter stars in the area. Perhaps
with a darker sky, more stars would have been visible.
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