Basic object information

Object name: NGC 3228
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.0
Size: 5.0'
Number of stars: 15
Magnitude of brightest star: 7.9
Object classification: I 1 p
Description: Cl,9 L and a few S st
Notes: 25* mags 9...

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 10h 21m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -51 43' 00"

Constellation: Vela

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 3/4.2.2005 1:22

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 9
Visuality: I
Weather: +10C, windy

Quite small, poor and much detached cluster of 8-10 mag stars.