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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2266 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5



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Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 20 Dec 2003
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7-8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 78x to 342x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2266
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 10  size 7'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
Bright very compressed OC with about 10 stars visible at 78x. Applying 342x the 
cluster is still very condensed and resolves now into 40+ stars (!). A few 
bright 11-12mag stars (foreground) are among many 14-15mag stars. Very nice 
object.
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