Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 362Other name: Dunlop 62
RA: 1h 3.2m DEC: -70° 51'
Constellation: TUC
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 6.6
Size: 12.9'
Classification: III
Description: vB,vL,vC,vmbM
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Beresford, Geraldton, Australia
Date: 9/10.12.2009 22:50
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 161xFilter: -
Field: 25'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 6.2
Visuality: IHeight: 43°
Weather: +20°C, windy
Description: Granular all through, but no individual stars visible. The core seems to be quite compact and its somewhat irregular. Much smaller than nearby Tuc 47.
Updated: 24.8.2010 17:29