Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1582Other name: OCL 407
RA: 4h 31.8m DEC: +43° 47'
Constellation: PER
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7
Size: 37.0'
Number of stars: 20
Brightest star: 9
Classification: IV 2 p
Description: Cl,vL,pRi,lC,st L
Notes: H VIII 70
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 23/24.12.2003 19:10
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 46xFilter: -
Field: 59'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 5NE lim mag: ~4.5
Visuality: IHeight: 55°
Weather: bloody cold (-25°C) and misty
Description: A very beatiful large and scattered open cluster which is composed mostly of bright stars. The brightest stars lie in S-shape. 46x gives the best view.
Updated: 23.12.2003 21:59