Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2298
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 9.3
Size: 5.0'
Object classification: VI
Description: B,pL,iR,gbM,rr
Notes: Stars eF

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 06h 49m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -36 00' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: NOT (2390 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 29/30.3.2008 22:30

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 161x


Field: 25'

NE Lim.mag: 7.4

Background sky: 1

Seeing: 2

Height: 19
Visuality: II
Weather: +4C, huminidy 27%, wind 16 m/s (NE), seeing 0.8"

This 9.3 mag globular can be found from Puppis. The stars were too faint for TAL-1 and the globular was mainly nebulous, somewhat granularity with averted vision. Two foreground stars involved on the west edge.