Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1193Other name: OCL 390
RA: 3h 5.9m DEC: +44° 23'
Constellation: PER
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 12.6
Size: 1.5'
Number of stars: 40
Brightest star: 14
Classification: II 3 m
Description: F,cL,er
Notes: H II 608
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 8/9.12.2005 21:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 309xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 5
Background sky: 5NE lim mag: 5.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 72°
Weather: -11°C, 55% Moon in SSW
Description: Rather faint open cluster. Four brighter stars are in rectangle and few dozen were resolvable with averted vision. Strong background glow was held steady with direct vision. The cluster is N-S oriented. Seeing went very bad during sketching.
Updated: 30.12.2005 19:12