(IAAC) Obj: NGC2129 - Inst: 30cm SCT


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

Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11152001/02:00EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <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): NGC2129
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 6.7v  size 7.0'
Position: RA 06:01.0  DEC +23:18
138.5X - A bright star is the apex of 2 streams of stars. The overall cluster
is outlined by a polygon of fainter stars. 43 stars fill the area within the
outline with the brighter ones showing a yellowis hue.
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