The EVAC Open Cluster Observing Program

This observing program uses a list of 98 open clusters. Small telescopes and binoculars are well suited to viewing these somewhat irregular groupings of young stars due to their relatively wide field of view.
 

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NAME CON MAG SIZE
Collinder 121 CMa 2.6 50'
Collinder 140 CMa 3.5 40'
Hyades Tau 0.5 6 36'
IC 1434 Lac 9.0 7'
IC 2395 Vel 4.6 20'
IC 4651 Ara 6.9 12'
IC 4665 Oph 4.2 50'
IC 4725 Sgr 4.6 35'
IC 4756 Ser 4.6 40'
Melotte 20 Per 2.3 3 05'
Melotte 111 Com 1.8 6
NGC 225 Cas 7.0 12'
NGC 381 Cas 9.3 6'
NGC 457 Cas 6.4 13'
NGC 663 Cas 7.1 16'
NGC 654 Cas 6.5 5'
NGC 752 And 5.7 45'
NGC 869 Per 5.3 30'
NGC 884 Per 6.1 30'
NGC 956 And 8.9 7'
NGC 957 Per 7.6 11'
NGC 1027 Cas 6.7 20'
NGC 1245 Per 8.4 10'
NGC 1342 Per 6.7 14'
NGC 1502 Cam 6.9 7'
NGC 1513 Per 8.4 9'
NGC 1528 Per 6.4 23'
NGC 1545 Per 6.2 18'
NGC 1647 Tau 6.4 45'
NGC 1662 Ori 6.4 20'
NGC 1664 Aur 7.6 18'
NGC 1746 Tau 6.1 42'
NGC 1807 Tau 7.0 17'
NGC 1817 Tau 7.7 16'
NGC 1893 Aur 7.6 11'
NGC 1977 Ori 7.0 40'
NGC 1980 Ori 2.5 15'
NGC 2169 Ori 5.9 6'
NGC 2194 Ori 8.5 8'
NGC 2204 CMa 8.6 12'
NGC 2232 Mon 3.9 20'
NGC 2252 Mon 7.7 20'
NGC 2264 Mon 3.9 30'
NGC 2281 Aur 5.4 14'
NGC 2301 Mon 6.0 12'
NGC 2343 Mon 6.7 6'
NGC 2345 CMa 7.7 12'
NGC 2353 Mon 7.1 20'
NGC 2354 CMa 6.5 20'
NGC 2360 CMa 7.2 12'
NGC 2362 CMa 3.8 7'
NGC 2395 Gem 8.4 12'
NGC 2414 Pup 7.9 4'
NGC 2423 Pup 6.7 19'
NGC 2439 Pup 6.9 10'
NGC 2451 Pup 2.8 37'
NGC 2477 Pup 5.8 27'
NGC 2527 Pup 6.5 22'
NGC 2539 Pup 6.5 21'
NGC 2546 Pup 6.3 45'
NGC 2547 Vel 4.7 20'
NGC 2627 Pyx 8.4 11'
NGC 6416 Sco 5.7 18'
NGC 6124 Sco 5.5 40'
NGC 6192 Sco 9.0 7'
NGC 6193 Ara 5.2 14'
NGC 6231 Sco 2.6 14'
NGC 6242 Sco 6.4 9'
NGC 6281 Sco 5.4 8'
NGC 6383 Sco 5.5 2.5'
NGC 6469 Sgr 8.2 8'
NGC 6520 Sgr 7.6 6'
NGC 6530 Sgr 6.3 14'
NGC 6568 Sgr 8.6 12'
NGC 6633 Oph 4.6 20'
NGC 6645 Sgr 8.5 10'
NGC 6709 Aql 6.7 13'
NGC 6716 Sgr 7.5 6'
NGC 6738 Aql 8.3 15'
NGC 6811 Cyg 6.8 12'
NGC 6871 Cyg 5.2 20'
NGC 6885 Vul 8.1 7'
NGC 6910 Cyg 7.4 7'
NGC 6939 Cep 7.8 7'
NGC 6940 Vul 6.3 31'
NGC 7039 Cyg 7.6 25'
NGC 7062 Cyg 7.7 6'
NGC 7086 Cyg 8.3 9'
NGC 7160 Cep 6.6 7'
NGC 7209 Lac 7.7 25'
NGC 7243 Lac 6.4 21'
NGC 7686 And 5.6 14'
NGC 7789 Cas 6.7 15'
Stock 2 Cas 4.4 60'
Stock 10 Aur 8.9 25'
Stock 23 Cam 6.5 10'
Trumpler 2 Per 5.9 20'
Trumpler 3 Cas 10.0 20'

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