Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1545Other name: OCL 399
RA: 4h 20.9m DEC: +50° 15'
Constellation: PER
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.2
Size: 18.0'
Number of stars: 20
Brightest star: 7.1
Classification: II 2 p
Description: Cl,pRi,lC,st L
Notes: H VIII 85
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 25/26.11.2003 21:40
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 64xFilter: -
Field: 48'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: ~5.0
Visuality: IIHeight: 67°
Weather: -7C, random clouds
Description: A poor open cluster. The brightest tree stars are in a triangle in the middle of cluster. Other stars are scattered all around the field. About 20 stars count. Nice cluster for poor skies.
Updated: 25.11.2003 22:34