Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2243Other name: OCL 644
RA: 6h 29.6m DEC: -31° 17'
Constellation: CMA
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 5.0'
Number of stars: 100
Brightest star: 11.8
Classification: I 2 r
Description: pB,cL,R,vglbM
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: La Cogolla, Gran Canary, Spain
Date: 31/1.2.2005 22:32
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 30°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Compact cluster which contains of several faint members. The cluster appears as a granular glow.
Updated: 6.3.2005 15:38