Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5281Other name: OCL 911
RA: 13h 46.6m DEC: -62° 55'
Constellation: CEN
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.9
Size: 7'
Number of stars: 40
Brightest star: 6.6
Classification: I 1 p
Description: Cl,B,S,pC,iR,*10..12
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 23/24.12.2009 4:00
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IHeight: 39°
Weather: +15°C
Description: A poor and small cluster in Centaurus. A nice arc of bright stars on the east . Drawn during the dawn of the new day.
Updated: 3.9.2010 22:03