Basic object information

Object name: Pal 2
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 13.0
Size: 1.9'
Object classification: IX

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 04h 46m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +31 23' 00"

Constellation: Auriga

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 21/22.11.2004 4:00

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 146x


Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 6.1

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 46
Visuality: III
Weather: -14C

Low surface brightness but still much brighter than I expected. Appears as a roundish glow which has no details or granularity. The core might be little brighter but I'm not sure about it.