Basic object information
Object name: Pal 2
Object type: Globular cluster
Magnitude: 13.0
Size: 1.9'

Object classification: IX

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 04h 46m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +31 23' 00"

Constellation: Auriga

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tähtikallio, Artjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 26/27.9.2008 2:15

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 176x


Field: 23'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: III

Height: -

Weather: +5C

I observed this faint globular few years ago with an 18" Dobson and described it "brighter than I expected". Now I got the same feeling again with a 12" GSO at 176x. It didn't cause any problems to detach a faint roundish patch alongside two 14 mag stars.