Basic object information
Name: M 41
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 4.5
Size: 38.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 6.9
Object classification: II 3 m
Description: Cl,vL,B,lC,st 8...
Notes: 150 members to 13 mag,orange * near center

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 06h 47m 00.0s
Declination: -20 44' 00"

Constellation: Canis Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 13/14.4.2004 22:20

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 47x


Field: 64'

NE Lim.mag: 5,2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 24
Visuality: I

Weather: +17˚C, windy

A large open cluster in Canis Major... Stars between 7-12 mag.