Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2360Other name: OCL 589
RA: 7h 17.7m DEC: -15° 38'
Constellation: CMA
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.2
Size: 13.0'
Number of stars: 80
Brightest star: 10.4
Classification: II 2 m
Description: Cl,vL,Ri,pC,st9...12
Notes: H VII 12
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Mirador de los Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 22:42
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 1
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: IHeight: 37°
Weather: +8°C
Description: A moderate group of 10-14 mag stars, overall shape is clearly W-E oriented. A 9 mag chief-star lies on the east edge, but it?s a foreground star.
Updated: 2.6.2008 18:57