Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2298
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.3
Size: 5.0'
Object classification: VI
Description: B,pL,iR,gbM,rr
Notes: Stars eF

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 06h 49m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -36 00' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Plata, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.2.2005 21:55

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 24
Visuality: II
Weather: +10C, windy

Pretty nice globular cluster at 107x. It's clearly granular on the edges and the core is triangular.