Basic object information
Name: NGC 1778
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.7
Size: 7.0'
Number of stars: 25
Magnitude of brightest star: 10.1
Object classification: III 2 p
Description: Cl,pC,lRi,iF,st L

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 05h 08m 06.0s
Declination: +37 03' 00"

Constellation: Auriga

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.12.2003 22:42

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 146x


Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 5.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 4

Height: 65
Visuality: I

Weather: -12C

A poor open cluster on Auriga. About 20 stars at mags 11-14.