Basic object information
Name: M 50
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.9
Size: 16.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 7.8
Object classification: II 3 m
Description: Cl,vL,Ri,pC
Notes: About 100 stars mags 9...14

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 07h 03m 12.0s
Declination: -8 20' 00"

Constellation: Monoceros

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Boca de Tauce (1980m above sea level), Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 17/18.4.2004 23:30

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 64x


Field: 47'

NE Lim.mag: 6,6

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 19
Visuality: I

Weather: +2˚C, windy

A moderate open cluster in vert rich field. About 60 stars count. The brightest one is ~8 mag.