Object: Open cluster NGC 225                    Constell: CAS

RA: 00h 43.4m           Decl: +61° 47'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 7m                 Size: 12'               Type: III 1 p

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 24./25.8.1996, 01.07

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 2 
Weather: +9 °C, no Moon.           

Brightness: 2           Alt: 70°
Description: A nice and bright but not very rich triangular
cluster. About 20 stars, most of mag 11. There is a conspicious
chain of mag. 9-10 stars E of the cluster. The E edge of NGC 225
is parallel with the chain. The other edges are oriented SE-NW
and SW-NE. Est. Tr-type III 1 p and diameter 9'. 

The nearby compact cluster Stock 24 was easy with 40x but not
conspicious at 133x.