(IAAC) Obj: NGC1647 - Inst: 30cm SCT


Observation Poster: Jim Anderrson <nadmoon@bellsouth.net>

Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11152001/00:10EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm SCT
Magnification: 55X, 117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC1647
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 6.4  size 45'
Position: RA 04:46  DEC +19:04
55X - The outlying stars form the 4 corners of a pillow shape that fills 2/3 the FOV. 12 brighter stars of aprox 10m and approx 50 total. Color of stars are white to yellowish. The cluster is loosely scattered across an apparient 30-35* field.
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