Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 3324Other name: IC 2599
RA: 10h 37.3m DEC: -58° 40'
Constellation: CAR
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.7
Size: 16'
Brightest star: 8.2
Classification: I 3 r n
Description: pB,vvL,iF,D* inv
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 12/13.1.2010 1:25
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 92xFilter: O-III
Field: 44'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.4
Visuality: IHeight: 53°
Weather: +16°C
Description: A nice nebula nearby Eta Carinae Nebula. The best visibility is with an O-III filter which shows the fainter nebulae around the main nebula.
Updated: 24.8.2010 17:35