Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2355Other name: NGC 2356
RA: 7h 17m DEC: +13° 45'
Constellation: GEM
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.7
Size: 9.0'
Number of stars: 40
Brightest star: 13
Classification: II 2 p
Description: Cl,pS,pRi,mC,*15..16
Notes: H VI 6
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 30/31.12.2003 2:45
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 246xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: ~5
Visuality: IHeight: 38°
Weather: -10°C, no moon
Description: A tiny fuzzball with 46x but easily resolved and quite compact with 246x. The faintest stars (15-16 mag) wasn't visible because of poor skies.
Updated: 11.1.2004 23:25