Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2451
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 2.8
Size: 50.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 3.6
Object classification: II 2 p
Description: Cl,vvL,vlC,one *4.5

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 45m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -37 58' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Plata, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.2.2005 22:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 20x


Field: 149'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

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

This large and scattered cluster is composed of several 9-12 mag stars. Nice cluster at lower powers.