Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2477
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.8
Size: 20.0'
Number of stars: 200
Magnitude of brightest star: 12.0
Object classification: I 2 r :b
Description: !,Cl,B,Ri,L,lC,*12
Notes: 300 * to 12 mag;Shapley--richest of OPNCL

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 52m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -38 32' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Plata, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.2.2005 22:25

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 94x


Field: 32'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 19
Visuality: II
Weather: +10C, windy

Large and detached open cluster. There are few 11 mag stars and over hundred fainter involved with bright background glow. Four brighter areas.