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Must observe at least 20 Objects from the Messier Catalogue
Binocular Size: A 10 x 50 binocular is suggested but not required for this award. Binoculars can be hand held or tripod mounted.
Required Information: Date, Time, Location, and Binocular power and size, Object Catalogue #.
1. Required to observe at least:
5 Open Star Clusters
4 Globular Star Clusters
2. Observe, Identify, Draw and Describe each object. (Drawings and descriptions do not need to be detailed)
Total Minimal Observations for Certificate:
Open Star Clusters 5
Globular Star Clusters 4
Others (any) 9
Total Minimal Observations: 20