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#1 Blair

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 05:44 AM

This is a nice grouping of stars around Mirfak in Perseus. Looks really nice in my 9X63 Binocs. :jump:

#2 EdZ

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 08:47 AM

Yes it is! it's one of those objects/areas that cannot be viewed in a scope. Don't remember exactly, but I'd guess it's about 3-4° across.

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Posted 25 October 2003 - 03:03 PM

Yeah it fits pretty snugly in my 4.5 FOV. :bigshock: ...that's supposed to represent me looking:)

#4 Blair

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Posted 25 October 2003 - 04:49 PM

That does look like someone looking through binocs.

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Posted 25 October 2003 - 07:21 PM

I've never figured out what that icon is supposed to be saying! I like the binoc description.

#6 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 28 October 2003 - 10:21 AM

SEDS lists Melotte 20 as being 185' - http://www.seds.org/...c/alphaper.html

At any rate it fits into the FOV of my 101mm Tele Vue refractor and 35mm Panoptic.

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