Basic object information
Name: NGC 2362
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 4.1
Size: 8.0'
Number of stars: 60
Magnitude of brightest star: 4.4
Object classification: I 3 p n
Description: Cl,pL,Ri,(30 CMA)
Notes: 40 * to 13 mag surround Tau CMA,sev pairs

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 07h 18m 48.0s
Declination: -24 57' 00"

Constellation: Canis Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain
Date/Time: 13/14.4.2004 22:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 5,2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 22
Visuality: II

Weather: +17C, windy

4 mag star surrounded by several 8 mag stars. Very compact and concentrated cluster. Beautiful.