Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2658
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.2
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 80
Magnitude of brightest star: 12.0
Object classification: I 2 r :b
Description: Cl,pS,lRi,lC,iF,st12-13

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 08h 43m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -32 39' 00"

Constellation: Pyxis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 30/31.3.2008 0:20

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.2

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 23
Visuality: II
Weather: +7C, windy

A small group of faint stars, the brightest stars are about 11.5 mag. Strong background glow with averted vision.