Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2477Other name: OCL 720
RA: 7h 52.2m DEC: -38° 32'
Constellation: PUP
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.8
Size: 27.0'
Number of stars: 200
Brightest star: 12
Classification: I 2 r :b
Description: !,Cl,B,Ri,L,lC,*12
Notes: 300 * to 12 mag,Shapley--richest of OPNCL
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: La Plata, Gran Canary, Spain
Date: 1/2.2.2005 22:25
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 94xFilter: -
Field: 32'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 19°
Weather: +10°C, windy
Description: Large and detached open cluster. There are few 11 mag stars and over hundred fainter involved with bright background glow. Four brighter areas.
Updated: 23.3.2005 22:56