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Old 31-03-2010, 01:35 PM
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Observation Report - 15 March, 2010 - LMC part 2

Here is part 2 of 3 as this OR was too long for even 2 posts.

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Observation Report - 15 March, 2010 - LMC part 2 (did not fit in 1 post)
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Arkaroola Mon 15Mar10 Observations from 9:30pm till 12:00am. 21.7+ Mag/ArcSec2

NGC 2036
Open 12.8 0.7x 0.7' --- --- NGC 05 34 31.9 -70 03 59
10:50pm 16mmNag 95x Noted as small cluster in failed search for 2005.

NGC 2028
Open 12.9 0.4x 0.4' --- --- NGC 05 33 48.2 -69 57 03
10:52pm 16mmNag 95x Noted as small cluster in failed search foron hop route to 2005.

NGC 2016
Open 0.1x 0.1' --- --- m NGC 05 31 31.1 -69 55 59
10:53pm 16mmNag 95x Noted as small cluster in failed search foron hop route to 2005.


con: Dor cmt: LMC_By1962: Tape: 21min

SL 476 HenizeN 144 LH 58
C+N 4.0' MAC 05 26 35.6 -68 49 05
11:15pm 9mmNag 170x 5' size. Contains CCW on half circle 1962 on W, 1965, 1966, 1970 on East. Note that MegaStar only had 1962 so I used GSC stars for other objects which I observed on 3-18-2010 separately.

GSC 9162:500 NGC 1953
Star 13.6 0.4 6 GSC 05 25 29.4 -68 50 28
10:55pm 9mmNag 170x Noted as distinct object on this nite, more on 3-18-2010

NGC 1962
Open 0.5' --- --- BAA 05 26 19.4 -68 50 15
10:55pm 9mmNag 170x

GSC 9162:484 NGC 1965
Star 10.4 0.3 6 GSC 05 26 29.6 -68 48 20
10:55pm 9mmNag 170x

GSC 9162:987 NGC 1966
Star 12.3 0.4 6 GSC 05 26 46.2 -68 48 47
10:55pm 9mmNag 170x

GSC 9162:971 NGC 1970
Star 10.96 0.0.461 --- TYC 05 26 53.1 -68 50 00
10:55pm 9mmNag 170x

NGC 1949
BrtN 0.4' E SKY 05 25 05.8 -68 28 15
11:00pm 9mmNag 170x Less distinct than SL 476 area and small bright center then very faint outter glow.

NGC 1901
Open 20.0' 40 --- III 3 m LYN 05 18 34.6 -68 30 09
11:01pm 9mmNag 170x20' size < 40 stars. Very sparse, elongated 5x NS sort of look due to 5 Tier1 stars, another 15 lower mag. Good for a marker and jump-off point.


con: Dor cmt: LMC_by1910: fav: F3
TAPE: 29:30

NGC 1910
Open 11.2 9.0x 9.0' --- --- association NGC 05 18 27.5 -69 13 06
11:05pm 9mmNag 170x 8' size 50 stars with 5 bright members. Nebuloscity looping around to east from most of nebuloscity over the south side of the cluster.

NGC 1916
Glob 10.4 0.5' --- --- --- --- BAA 05 17 26.7 -69 22 34
11:05pm 9mmNag 170x < 1' dia Tight, concentrated. Dimmer than 1903 by a bit. Object is 6' ESE of these coordinates that are wrong per dss and observation. I felt there was a very faint object halfway between 1916 and 1903.

NGC 1903
Open 12.0 0.6x 0.6' --- --- Ir NGC 05 17 22.7 -69 20 13
11:06pm 9mmNag 170x 1' dia Broader than 1916 and partly resolved.

con: Dor cmt: LMC_by1876:
NGC 1876
C+N 1.0' MAC 05 13 19.8 -69 21 44
11:10pm 9mmNag 170x 3' size cluster with nebuloscity. Described as one with 1874,1877,1880

NGC 1874
C+N 0.7' E NGC 05 13 12.9 -69 22 32
11:10pm 9mmNag 170x 3' size cluster with nebuloscity. Described as one with 1876,1877,1880

NGC 1877
C+N 0.5' MAC 05 13 23.9 -69 22 44
11:11pm 9mmNag 170x 3' size cluster with nebuloscity. Described as one with 1874,1876,1880

NGC 1880
C+N 0.7' E NGC 05 13 38.9 -69 23 00
11:11pm 9mmNag 170x 3' size cluster with nebuloscity. Described as one with 1874,1876,1877

NGC 1872
Open 11.0 1.0' --- --- IV r BAA 05 13 11.5 -69 18 45
11:12pm 9mmNag 170x Described as concentrated cluster 1 unit (3') N of 1876 'large cluster with neb'.

NGC 1894
Open 12.2 0.8' --- --- II m NGC 05 15 51.8 -69 28 13
11:13pm 9mmNag 170x Cluster < 1' size. Not too diffuse. Mistook for 1898 then corrected on tape.


con: Dor cmt: LMC_by1918:
LH 42 NGC 1918
C+N 2.0x 1.5' OB Assoc RID 05 19 18.3 -69 39 11
11:15pm 9mmNag 170x 3' size cluster with nebuloscity

NGC 1898 SL 350
Glob 11.9 --- --- --- --- --- BAA 05 16 42.0 -69 39 24
11:15pm 9mmNag 170x < 1' dia Very diffuse like a cluster Not spectacular.

NGC 1770
Open 1.6' --- --- BAA 04 57 16.8 -68 24 41
11:16pm 9mmNag 170x Described along with IC 2117 as very large open cluster

IC 2117
Open 1.8' --- --- BAA 04 57 14.5 -68 26 30
11:16pm 9mmNag 170x Described along with 1770 as very large open cluster

NGC 1835
Glob --- --- --- --- --- BAA 05 05 06.6 -69 24 14
11:17pm 9mmNag 170x Tiny but almost stellar with averted showing it broader

NGC 1828
Open 12.5 0.7x 0.7' --- --- II NGC 05 04 21.2 -69 23 16
11:17pm 9mmNag 170x Noticed as dim cluster sort of object while looking at 1835

NGC 1830
Open 12.6 0.7' --- --- II NGC 05 04 39.5 -69 20 29
11:18pm 9mmNag 170x Noticed as dim cluster sort of object while looking at 1835

NGC 1856
Open 10.0 1.5x 1.5' --- 15.0 IV r NGC 05 09 31.0 -69 07 44
11:18pm 9mmNag 170x Broader than 1835 to it's SW. Medium concentration.

con: Dor cmt: LMC_by1858: fav: F3
TAPE: 39:00

NGC 1858
C+N 3.0x 2.0' NGC 05 09 56.1 -68 53 48
11:20pm 9mmNag 170x 3' len 1.5EL 135dPA Broad star cluster with 10 resolved averted and dark spot in middle.

NGC 1855
Open 10.4 3.0' --- 14.2 II 0 BAA 05 09 20.6 -68 50 51
11:21pm 9mmNag 170x Smaller than 1858

NGC 1850
Open 9.3 3.0' --- 14.3 r n NGC 05 08 46.0 -68 45 42
11:22pm 9mmNag 170x Almost 3' size and concentrated compaired to 1858


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