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RA: 05h 33m 42s
Dec: +26° 29′ 0″
Ch: MSA:158, U2:135, SA:5
Ref: SIMBAD, DAML02, Archinal&Hynes (2003)
Type: open cluster, 42p
Mag: B=?, V=?
Observer: Dave Mitsky Your skills: Intermediate (some years) Date/time of observation: 1999/11/29 01:55 UT Location of site: ASH Naylor Observatory, Lewisberry, PA (Lat 40.15 d N, 76.9 d W, Elev 190 meters) Site classification: Exurban Sky darkness: >5.0 (Limiting magnitude) Seeing: 5 (1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)) Moon presence: None - moon not in sky Instrument: 17" f/15 classical Cassegrain equatorial mount Magnification: 118x Filter(s): None Object(s): Dolidze-Dzimselejsvili 3 Category: Open cluster. Class: Constellation: Taurus Data: mag size 14' Position: RA 5h:33.7m DEC +26d:29'
Description: DoDz 3 is a sparse open cluster that is located a bit more than four degrees north of M1. It consists of more than a dozen stars. Three ninth magnitude stars make up the backbone of this lackluster cluster. DoDz 4, a larger and more populous open cluster, lies 40' to the southeast.
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