Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2169Other name: OCL 481
RA: 6h 8.4m DEC: +13° 58'
Constellation: ORI
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.9
Size: 7.0'
Number of stars: 30
Brightest star: 6.9
Classification: I 3 p n
Description: Cl,S,lRi,pmC,** (ADS 4728)
Notes: H VIII 24,In nebula Ced 78
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.1.2011 19:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 1Height: 34°
Weather: -17°C
Description: Relatively poor and sparse open cluster. It seems divided into two different group of stars between magnitudes 8-13.
Updated: 23.3.2011 20:56