M36 (NGC1960) Aur open cluster Lv.1

Date: 1999.03.06 21:33
Observing site: Hoshino mura
Codition: 1, 3, 2
Telescope: 32cm Dob
Eyepiece: XL14
110x FOV: 0.6

This is the smallest of a trio of open clusters in Auriga. Stars of various brightness are scattered across the cluster. A central concentration is visible. Many doubles are conspicuous; a beautiful close double lies east of the central star. Compared with M37 and M38, there are fewer field stars.