Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2587Other name: OCL 706
RA: 8h 23.4m DEC: -29° 31'
Constellation: PUP
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.2
Size: 9.0'
Number of stars: 40
Classification: II 1 p
Description: Cl,pmCM,iF,st9...13
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Mirador de las Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 23:45
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 1
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: IIHeight: 25°
Weather: +8°C
Description: The brightest stars lie on triangular-shape, about twenty stars around.
Updated: 16.11.2008 18:08