Basic object information
Name: M 36
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.0
Size: 12.0'
Number of stars: 60
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.9
Object classification: II 3 m
Description: Cl,B,vL,vRi,lC,*9..11
Notes: in Aur OB1;incl Struve 737 10.7''sep

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 05h 36m 18.0s
Declination: +34 08' 00"

Constellation: Auriga

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.2.2003 22:45

Telescope: 16" Dobson f 4.5

Magn: 73x


Field: 41'

NE Lim.mag: 5.0

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 56
Visuality: I

Weather: -3C

A beautiful open cluster. It is easy to find (visible in finder). About 40 stars count.
Kaunis avonainen, joka on helppo löytää, näissä olosuhteissa näkyi suunnilleen nelisenkymmentä tähteä.