Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2520
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.5
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.6
Object classification: III 1 p
Description: Cl,vL,pRi,lC,*10..15

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 08h 05m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -28 09' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: La Cogolla, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 31/1.2.2005 0:35

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 64x


Field: 47'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

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

A quite poor open cluster in rich field.