(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2251 - Inst: 15" Obsession f/4.5

Observer: Brad DeMille
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/27/98  9:12 MST
Location of site: Ivins, Utah (Lat 37.4, Elev 3200)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7.5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15" Obsession f/4.5
Magnification: 90
Object(s): NGC 2251
Category: Open cluster
Class: rich
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 7.3  size 
Position: RA 6:34  DEC +8:21
Different looking cluster.  Most clusters I have observed are
basically round in shape--this one is stretched out in kind of a wide
line.  Interesting and relatively bright.
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