(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2141 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian


Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 3/15/1999  19.55 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2141
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag 9.4  size 10'.0
Position: RA 06:03  DEC +10:26
At 98X this is a small unresolved cluster resembling a nebula in appearance.
At 203X a few stars were resolved in NGC 2141 with a background glow of
unresolved fainter stars. The brightest stars in this cluster are about
mag. 12 to 13

There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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