Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2520 (NGC 2527)
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.5
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.6
Object classification: III 1 p
Description: Cl,vL,pRi,lC,*10..15
Notes: H VIII 30

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 08h 05m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -28 09' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Nangerwalla, Mullewa, Australia
Date/time: 16/17.12.2009 23:00
Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm
Magn: 86x Filter: -
Field: 47' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 22.0 (1) Seeing: 2
Visuality: I Height: 62
Weather: +17C, smoke  
A large and scattered open cluster in Puppis, rich field.