Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2204
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.6
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 12.2
Object classification: III 3 m
Description: Cl,L,pRi,lC
Notes: H VII 13;About 20 F *

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 06h 15m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -18 40' 00"

Constellation: Canis Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Las Indias (750 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 27/28.3.2008 22:10

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: -
Visuality: IV
Weather: +13C, windy

A scattered open cluster in Canis Majoris. Stretched in N-S.