Basic object information
Object name: M 26
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.0
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 30
Magnitude of brightest star: 10.3
Object classification: I 1 m
Description: Cl,cL,pRi,pC,st12..15
Notes: Finderscope will show why Messier included it;70 * to 14 m

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 18h 45m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -9 24' 00"

Constellation: Scutum



Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Säijä, Lempäälä, Finland
Date/Time: 10/11.9.2008 1:20

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x

Filter:

Field: 23'

NE Lim.mag: 6.2

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: I

Height: 9


Weather: +1C