Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2660Other name: OCL 759
RA: 8h 42.6m DEC: -47° 12'
Constellation: VEL
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.8
Size: 4.0'
Number of stars: 70
Brightest star: 11.7
Classification: I 3 m
Description: Cl,pS,mC,iR,gbM,*13...15
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: La Plata, Gran Canary, Spain
Date: 1/2.2.2005 0:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 14°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Very tiny and compact open cluster which looks like a globular cluster at small telescopes. Roundish, detached and granular, some 13 mag stars resolved occasionally.
Updated: 2.3.2005 17:04