Basic object information

Object's names: NGC 2452 & NGC 2453
Object's types: Planetary nebula & Open Clusters
Magnitudes: 12.0 & 8.3
Sizes: 29.0" & 4.0'

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 47m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -27 20' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Cogolla, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 31/1.2.2005 23:45

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 33
Visuality: III
Weather: +10C, windy

NGC 2452 is a small round planetary nebula in the middle of the field. It was clearly visible with averted vision. NGC 2453 is a small and quite compact open cluster. It appears as a glowball which contains few faint stars.