(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2345 - Inst: Vixen 9x63 binoculars

Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2005/02/06 03h57 UT
Location of site: St-Joseph-de-Coleraine (Qc) Canada (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Vixen 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): NGC 2345
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: CMa
Data: mag 7.7  size 12'
Position: RA 07:08  DEC -13:12
At ~6½° N-E of Sirius. Open cluster of small size and slightly luminous, located at the south of 2 close stars. With averted vision, I note that the cluster is stretched in an axis NS and no star can be observed individually. Just like a small nebulosity, without more.
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