Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2360
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.2
Size: 14.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 10.4
Object classification: II 2 m
Description: Cl,vL,Ri,pC,st9...12
Notes: H VII 12

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 17m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -15 38' 00"

Constellation: Canis Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Mirador de los Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2008 22:42

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.2

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 1

Height: 37
Visuality: I
Weather: +8C

A moderate group of 10-14 mag stars, overall shape is clearly W-E oriented. A 9 mag chief-star lies on the east edge, but its a foreground star.