Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 1896             Constell: TAU

RA: 05h 25.5m           Decl: +29° 17' (!)      Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 20' (own)         Type: II 2 p
                                                      (own)
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Helsinki, Finland
Date/Time: 8./9.11.1996, 23.52

Telescope: C 200/2000
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 5.8m
Background sky: 3       Seeing: 2 
Weather: -1 °C, no Moon.           

Brightness: 2           Alt: 45°
Description: A 4' diameter knot within a much larger coarse
cluster (20'). Stars mag. 8...12. About 35 stars, 10 in the
smaller knot. The larger group is somewhat box-shaped, the long
edges oriented SW-NE.       

W, Herschel (1784): "A Cl. of co. and i. sc. pL st."