(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2215 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 3/14/2001  19.45 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Object(s): NGC 2215
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 8.4  size 11'.0
Position: RA 06:21  DEC -07:17
Medium sized, faint and poor cluster in Monoceros. Few stars seen with
difficulty at 49X but the view was better at higher magnifications.
Fairly nondescript cluster actually. The transparency tonight was not too good
so that may have affected the view.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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