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RA: 10h 12m 10s
Dec: −58° 04′ 12″
Ch: MSA:993, U2:426, SA:25
Ref: SIMBAD, Archinal&Hynes (2003)
Type: open cluster
Mag: B=?, V=10.3
This cluster was first recorded by Moffat and Vogt.
Moffat, AFJ & Vogt. N. (1975) "Southern Open Star Clusters V. UBV-H-beta Photometry of 20 Clusters in Carina.." Astron.Astrophys.Suppl., 20, 125-153. [image, table]
"Anon near HR 4009 = Bo 8. For this small group of stars we obtain .. d = 1.42 kpc."
They tabulate 9 stars, with V ranging 12.04 to 14.10.
Bochum 8 = van den Bergh - Hagen 90
QBS: pa100 from QY Carinae.
15cm - sparse grp of m12+ *s E of m7 * (QY Car); cl sl misplotted on U2000.
140x: 20 *s in 4' area, vmuch concen twd 1'.5 clump w/cen bar of *s (not
fully res here) aligned NE-SW. BS, 21Feb1990, LCO.
Alldays (22.50S, 20.12E, 770m).
12-inch f/10 SCT (218x)
The bright star QY 5.7 more or less in the middle. What a lovely hook formation in a W-E direction with the bulk of the brighter stars situated east. This grouping could be more or less 4' and 8magnitude.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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