Basic object information
Name: NGC 1582
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.0
Size: 37.0'
Number of stars: 20
Magnitude of brightest star: 9.0
Object classification: IV 2 p
Description: Cl,vL,pRi,lC,st L

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 04h 32m 00.0s
Declination: +43 51' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.12.2003 19:10

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 46x


Field: 59'

NE Lim.mag: 4.5

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 55
Visuality: I

Weather: cold (-25C) and misty

A very beatiful large and scattered open cluster which is composed mostly of bright stars. The brightest stars lies in S-shape. 46x gives the best view.