Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2669
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.1
Size: 14.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 7.6
Object classification: II 3 p
Description: Cl,L,P,lC,*10...13

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 08h 46m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -52 57' 00"

Constellation: Vela

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 3/4.2.2005 0:25

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 77x


Field: 64'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 8
Visuality: I
Weather: +10C, windy

Due the low altitude this cluster was quite modest. I saw only about 15 stars between 10-11 mag.