Basic object information
Name: NGC 2301
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.0
Size: 12.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.0
Object classification: I 3 m
Description: Cl,Ri,L,iF,st L & S
Notes: H VI 27;60* 8...;blue&gold D* near center

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 06h 51m 48.0s
Declination: +0 28' 00"

Constellation: Monoceros

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.2.2003 23:55

Telescope: 16" Dobson f 4.5

Magn: 73x


Field: 41'

NE Lim.mag: 5.0

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 25
Visuality: I

Weather: -5,5C

Bright and large open cluster. Pretty rich and compressed.

Kirkas, laaja avonainen, joka on runsastähtinen ja keskittynyt.