Nov 2, 2008 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
12x36 Canon Image Stabilized Binoculars @ 12x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%
Large bright cluster, over ½° across, coarse, fully resolved in the binoculars, visible to the unaided eye, a large and quite faint nebula surrounds the cluster (NGC2246, NGC2238 and NGC2237)
Mar 17, 2004 Sycamore House, Tucson, AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11
Large, bright, coarse, several dozen stars scattered across more than 20', ten bright stars anchor the cluster, no nebulosity visible in the city allowing one to appreciate the cluster
Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885 Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
Beautiful; visible to the naked eye; including 12, 6mg. yellow; and many 7 and 9 mg. stars. The smallest, 14 mg., run in rays. Small pair near centre.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
6 objects found within 60'
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