Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5466Other name: GCL 27
RA: 14h 5.5m DEC: +28° 32'
Constellation: BOO
Type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.1
Size: 9.2'
Classification: XII
Description: Cl,L,vRi,vmC,st 11...
Notes: H VI 9
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 23/24.3.2012 0:52
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 176xFilter: -
Field: 23'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 55°
Weather: 0°C
Description: About 9 magnitude but much harder than expected at low power. Looks like very rich open cluster with strong background glow, hundreds of stars can be seen.
Updated: 4.11.2012 20:27