Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2374Other name: OCL 585
RA: 7h 23.9m DEC: -13° 16'
Constellation: CMA
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8
Size: 19.0'
Number of stars: 25
Brightest star: 10.7
Classification: II 3 p
Description: Cl,vL,pRi,lC,st L
Notes: H VIII 35
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Mirador de las Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 1/2.4.2008 23:27
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 1
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 7.2
Visuality: IHeight: 31°
Weather: +8°C
Description: Stars are mainly between 10-13 mag, quite poor and scattered. The brightest stars (foreground?) center on the N and NE.
Updated: 16.11.2008 18:11