Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2479
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.6
Size: 11.0'
Number of stars: 45
Object classification: III 1 m
Description: Cl,pL,pRi,pC,st S

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 55m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -17 42' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 4/5.2.2005 23:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 44
Visuality: II
Weather: +10C, windy

An obvious glow at 20x but 107x shows an moderate cluster which consists of 12 mag and fainter stars. The cluster is cone-shaped.