Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1851
Object type: Globular cluster Magnitude: 7.1
Size: 12.0'
Object classification: II
Description: !vB,vL,R,vsvvbM,rrr
Notes: X-ray source;vRi w F*

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 05h 14m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -40 03' 00"

Constellation: Columba

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Cogolla, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 31/1.2.2005 22:00

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x

Filter:

Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 21
Visuality: I
Weather: +10C, windy

Unresolved globular cluster, much brighter in the middle.