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NGC2141 Open Cluster, 



    
        

            AlBroxton

NGC2141 Open Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:80mm EON Orion

Imaging cameras:40D Canon

Mounts:CGEM Celestron

Guiding cameras:Orion Star Shooter

Software:Noel's Tools5.00 Images Plus


Dates:Jan. 28, 2011

Frames: 16x60"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.37%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 615040


Resolution: 800x599

Locations: Leesburg home, Leesburg , Florida, United States

Description

NGC2141 is an open star cluster in the constellation of Orion. NGC2141 has 20-25 faint stars mag 13-15 at 220x over extensive haze. Located within an incomplete circle of several brighter mag 11-12 stars about 8' diameter. Mag is 9.4. Brightest star is 15.0. Distance is 4,000 light years away. Discovered (January, 1883) by Edward Barnard.
Observation notes : 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

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NGC2141 Open Cluster, 



    
        

            AlBroxton