Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: Messier 38Other name: NGC 1912
RA: 5h 28.7m DEC: +35° 51'
Constellation: AUR
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.4
Size: 21'
Surface brightness: 12
Number of stars: 100
Brightest star: 9.5
Classification: III 2 m
Description: Cl,B,vL,vRi,iF,st L & S
Notes: in Aur OB1,Burnham-shaped like Greek letter Pi
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 20/21.2.2003 22:10
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 73xFilter: -
Field: 41'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 5NE lim mag: 5
Visuality: IHeight: 60°
Weather: -2°C
Description: A very rich open cluster in rich field. Empty areas in NW- and E part.
Updated: 5.3.2003 23:56