Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2395Other name: OCL 502
RA: 7h 27.2m DEC: +13° 37'
Constellation: GEM
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8
Size: 12.0'
Number of stars: 30
Brightest star: 10
Classification: III 1 p
Description: Cl,pRi,C
Notes: H VIII 11
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 30/31.12.2003 2:25
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: deepsky
Field: 28'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: ~5
Visuality: IHeight: 40°
Weather: -9°C, no moon
Description: Pretty bright and large but poor cluster in Gemini. Looks like Coma Berenices star cluster but its mirror-image and much smaller than it.
Updated: 11.1.2004 23:22