(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2169, Collinder 38 - Inst: Tal 200K Klevtzov-Cassegrain

Observation Poster: M.M.H. Heijen <mm94@planet.nl>
Observer: M.M.H. Heijen
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 02-02-2002, 21:00:00 GMT
Location of site: Landgraaf (Lat 50.55N, Elev 6.03E)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 4.8 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Tal 200K Klevtzov-Cassegrain
Magnification: 62,5
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 2169, Collinder 38
Category: Open cluster.
Class: I 3 p
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag 8 to 12  size 5' x 7'
Position: RA 06:08  DEC 13:57
Open cluster, Trumpler Type 1 3 p, on first impression immediatly looks like the number 37 but then in mirrored view. The object is very easy to find. The cluster stands out from its surrounding stars. Brightness is average. Size is 5' x 7' . The "three" consists of 8 stars and the "seven" consists of 6 stars. All stars range from magnitude 8 to 12
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