March Sketching Target: M67
Posted 27 February 2008 - 11:49 AM
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Feb 2008 Target List
Posted 28 February 2008 - 01:56 AM
Drawing details: Paper and (HB)pen. Magnifications used 60x & 160x
Object: Messier 67 / NGC 2682
Obs. place: RajakylÃ¤, Vantaa, Finland
Bortle class: Class 5 (Suburban sky)
NE Lim.mag: ~5.2m (E)
Background sky: 3-4
Sky conditions: Moist
Weather: Scattered cloud...
Minimum aperture: NE
Visual impressiveness: Excelente (1)
Description: SW from a 8th magnitude star. Splash of 50 * mags 10-13. Size 15'. Some signs of the old Octopus-shape.
Posted 28 February 2008 - 05:05 AM
An excellent observation of M67 in Cancer. This is a very atractive open cluster to target. I hope to observe it myself soon.