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Cl VDBH 90

Cl VDBH 90, Cl Bochum 8, C 1010-577

RA: 10h 12m 10s
Dec: −58° 04′ 12″

Con: Carina
Ch: MSA:993, U2:426, SA:25

Ref: SIMBAD, Archinal&Hynes (2003)

(reference key)

Type: open cluster

Mag: B=?, V=10.3

Size: 4′
PA: ?

Published comments

Moffat, AFJ & Vogt. N. (1975)

This cluster was first recorded by Moffat and Vogt.

Moffat, AFJ & Vogt. N. (1975) "Southern Open Star Clusters V. UBV-H-beta Photometry of 20 Clusters in Carina.." Astron.Astrophys.Suppl., 20, 125-153. [image, table]

"Anon near HR 4009 = Bo 8. For this small group of stars we obtain .. d = 1.42 kpc."

They tabulate 9 stars, with V ranging 12.04 to 14.10.

Modern observations

Brian Skiff

Bochum 8 = van den Bergh - Hagen 90

QBS: pa100 from QY Carinae.

15cm - sparse grp of m12+ *s E of m7 * (QY Car); cl sl misplotted on U2000.

140x: 20 *s in 4' area, vmuch concen twd 1'.5 clump w/cen bar of *s (not

fully res here) aligned NE-SW. BS, 21Feb1990, LCO.

Contemporary observations

Magda Streicher

(no date)

Alldays (22.50S, 20.12E, 770m).

12-inch f/10 SCT (218x)

The bright star QY 5.7 more or less in the middle. What a lovely hook formation in a W-E direction with the bulk of the brighter stars situated east. This grouping could be more or less 4' and 8magnitude.

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