Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2299
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.9
Size: 2.5'
Number of stars: 30
Magnitude of brightest star: 10.2
Object classification: II 2 p
Description: Cl,L,P,lC
Notes: H VIII 39

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 06h 51m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -7 05' 00"

Constellation: Monoceros

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Mirador de los Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2008 21:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.2

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 1

Height: 37
Visuality: II
Weather: +8C

Small group of 10 mag stars in the middle. Nice arc of brighter stars around.