Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 272              Constell: AND

RA: 00h 51.4m           Decl: +35° 50'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 9m (own)           Size: 4' (own)          Type: III 2 p 
                                                      (own)
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland
Date/Time: 25./26.9.1993, 00.30

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter: 
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.2m
Background sky: 3-4     Seeing: 2-3
Weather: 3/4 Moon low W. Cold. Maybe some aurora glow. 

Brightness: 4           Alt: 60°
Description: A small (4') asterism. 10 stars, the brightest one
on the W edge. L-shaped. The brightest star has a faint
companion 30'' NNW. 

The second asterism mentioned by Ling in "The Nonex Cl's of
RNGC" was also easily seen: a ring of 20 stars to the NW of NGC
272.

Orig. descr. J. Schmidt: "Cl, L, lC" = NGC descr. Place good.