Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2627Other name: OCL 714
RA: 8h 37.2m DEC: -29° 57'
Constellation: PYX
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.4
Size: 11.0'
Number of stars: 60
Brightest star: 11
Classification: III 2 m
Description: Cl,cL,pRi,pC,*11..13
Notes: H VII 63
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 30/31.8.2008 23:30
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 124xFilter: -
Field: 33'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: IIHeight: 26°
Weather: +7°C, windy
Description: A fairly bright granular glow at low powers. At 124x there are several stars visible in the glow which is nicely visible with averted vision. The stars are mainly over 11 mag.
Updated: 2.8.2008 23:04