Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1193
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 12.6
Size: 3.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 14.0
Object classification: II 3 m
Description: F,cL,er

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 03h 05m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +44 23' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.12.2005 21:15

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 309x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 5.4

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 5

Height: 72
Visuality: III
Weather: -11C, 55% Moon in SSW

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.