(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2254 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian


Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2/10/2000  22.20 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Object(s): NGC 2254
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 9.7  size 4'.0
Position: RA 06:36  DEC +07:40
NGC 2254 is very faint and difficult to see. I saw about 5 stars over a misty
patch of light at 203X.

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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