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Last update: 2017-11-14

VdS FG

- Open Clusters & Asterisms (And) -

And (3) Cep (25) Cyg (23) Lyr (2) Sct (4) Vir (1)
Aql (7) CMa (3) Del (1) Mon (7) Ser (2) Vul (8)
Aqr (1) CMi (1) Dra (1) Oph (3) Sge (1)
Aur (6) Cnc (3) Gem (8) Ori (11) Sgr (5)
Cam (4) Com (1) Her (3) Peg (1) Tau (6)
Cap (1) Crv (1) Hya (1) Per (13) Tri (1)
Cas (22) CVn (1) Lac (6) Pup (6) UMi (1)

NGC206 (OC)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 10×10'
Name: NGC206, H5.36
Group: M31
Type: OC, EG
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 00h40m33.80s / +40°44'22.00"
Brightness / Size: v12.8 mag / 4.2x4.2'
NGC206 is actually not a cluster, but a very large association of stars within the galaxy Messier 31.

8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Oval or slightly elongated, quite faint, evenly bright. Fairly well visible with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC752 (OC)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 80×80'
Name: NGC752, H7.32
Type: OC
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 01h57m41.00s / +37°47'06.00"
Brightness / Size: v5.7 mag / 50.0x50.0'
naked eye, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
Only the brighter star chain southwest of the cluster was visible.

FAILED
B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
Quite loose and scattered cluster, some brighter and fainter stars. Southwest an evident chain of brighter stars. This star chain can be also seen as a golf club. The cluster is then the golf ball ;)

EASY
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
Large, many brighter and moderately bright stars widely scattered. No distinct concentration toward the center. More an object for binoculars.
EASY

NGC7686 (OC)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 25×25'
Name: NGC7686, H8.69
Type: OC
Constellation: And
Coordinates: 23h29m41.30s / +49°10'12.00"
Brightness / Size: v5.6 mag / 15.0x15.0'
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7
Around brighter star just some scattered stars visible. Not evident. Also used a magnification of 100x.
MODERATE