(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2252 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian F5

Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <kapeji@sniffout.com>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7 April 2002 
Location of site: Sutton, West Wales (Lat 51 48 N, Elev 05 03 W)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm Newtonian F5
Magnification: 32X 100X  200X
Filter(s): OIII H-Beta
Object(s): NGC 2252
Category: Open cluster.
Class: III 2 p
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 7.7  size 20.0'
Position: RA 06:34  DEC +05:22
Lying within the region of the Rosette Nebula this cluster is quite large and bright, it is in a Y formation and about 40 odd stars were visible, though no nebulosity was visible here.
An Herschel 2 object
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