Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2972
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.9
Size: 5.0'
Description: Cl,S,lRi,iF,st12..15

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 09h 40m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -50 19' 00"

Constellation: Vela

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Beresford, Geraldton, Australia
Date/time: 20/21.12.2009 23:40
Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm
Magn: 161x Filter: -
Field: 25' NE Lim.mag: 6.3
SQM: 19.8 (5) Seeing: 3
Visuality: IV Height: 38
Weather: +21C  
Pretty difficult cluster of 12+ mag stars in these conditions.