Thursday, 13 September 2012

M103




M103 - NGC581
Constellation - Cassiopeia
Open cluster
Distance - 8130 Ly

Date - 31/10/15
Seeing - Antoniadi II
SQM 19.4

Telescope - 12" f/5.3
EP - 14mm Delos x114 TFoV 0˚38

Sketch materials - Conte pastels and white ink pen

Sketch notes
Very easy find, just a couple degrees NE of Ruchbar in Cass.
Fairly open cluster with alot of fainter back ground stars which almost takes away the initial impact of M103.

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