Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2432
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 10.2
Size: 7.0'
Number of stars: 50
Object classification: II 1 p
Description: Cl,pL,pC,E 0 deg,st L & S

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 40m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -19 05' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 30/31.1.2005 0:20

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 42
Visuality: III
Weather: +10C, windy, 73% Moon in the east

Funny wormy cluster which is composed of 12 mag and fainter stars. Highly elongated in N-S direction.