Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 1996             Constell: TAU

RA: 05h 38.2m           Decl: +25° 49'          Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 13' (own)         Type: III 2 p/m
                                                      (own)
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 30./31.12.1996, 20.25

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 3 
Weather: -20 °C, no Moon.          

Brightness: 2           Alt: 45°
Description: A quite scattered unconcentrated cluster of stars.
Quite easy. About 30 stars within 13', most being of mag. 11 and
fainter. Easy to find. 

W. Herschel (1785): "A Cl. of co. sc. st. above 15' diam. The
st. nearly of a size and equally sc."