Basic object information
Name: M 38
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.4
Size: 21.0'
Number of stars: 100
Magnitude of brightest star: 9.5
Object classification: III 2 m
Description: Cl,B,vL,vRi,iF,st L & S
Notes: in Aur OB1;Burnham-shaped like Greek letter Pi

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 05h 28m 42.0s
Declination: +35 51' 00"

Constellation: Auriga

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.2.2003 22:10

Telescope: 16" Dobson f 4.5

Magn: 73x

Filter:

Field: 41'

NE Lim.mag: 5.0

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 60
Visuality: I

Weather: -2C

A very rich open cluster in rich field. Empty areas in NW- and E part.
Runsastähtinen avonainen rikkaassa kentässä. Kohteessa kaksi tyhjää aluetta, toinen joukon NW -osassa ja toinen E -osassa.

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