Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2479Other name: OCL 623
RA: 7h 55.1m DEC: -17° 42'
Constellation: PUP
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.6
Size: 7.0'
Number of stars: 45
Classification: III 1 m
Description: Cl,pL,pRi,pC,st S
Notes: H VII 58
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date: 4/5.2.2005 23:40
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 44°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: An obvious glow at 20x but 107x shows an moderate cluster which consists of 12 mag and fainter stars. The cluster is cone-shaped.
Updated: 3.3.2005 16:26