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Observation by Patrick Maloney: IC 4996

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Patrick Maloney

Observer

Patrick Maloney

Observed

2018 Jul 06 - 00:58

Uploaded

2021 Sep 12 - 15:44

Objects

IC4996

Equipment
  • 12" Newtonian reflector
Location

Lancashire

Target name

IC 4996

Title

IC 4996

About this image

A bright little cluster. The three brightest stars, forming three corners of a trapezium in the middle of the cluster, are of magnitudes 8 and 9. This is what I refer to as a multiple star in observation no 16/W10. The rest are considerably fainter. Nice.

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