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RA: 08h 18m 19s
Dec: −37° 06′ 19″
Ch: MSA:926, U2:362, SA:20
Ref: SIMBAD, DAML02, NGC/IC, Archinal&Hynes (2003)
Type: open cluster, 22m
Mag: B=11.33, V=10.7
See New nebulae - Small black hole in the milky way - Duplicity of beta-1 Capricorni. Astron. Nachrichten, 108, 369-372.
Ced 105 (NGC 2568)
Position (1900): RA 8 14.5, Dec - 36 49
Spectrum of nebula: (not classified)
Classification: Neb associated with mainly one star (which may be multiple) - star surrounded by a neb envelope without conspicuous structure (eg. lambda Scorpii)
Size: (not given)
Notes: "NGC 2568. Disc. Barnard 1881 (43). R. Not identified."
"New southern star clusters", Boletin de Los Observatorios Tonantzintlay Tacubaya, No 18, August.
Pismis 1: 11m, 4.6', 100*.
The RNGC (Sulentic and Tifft 1973) notes that this is a open cluster.
Moffat, AFJ & Vogt. N. (1975) "Southern Open Star Clusters IV. UBV-H-beta Photometry of 26 Clusters from Monoceros to Vela." Astron.Astrophys.Suppl., 20, 85-124. [image, table]
Pismis 1 : "d = 2.4kpc"
Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Faint, pretty small, not rich, somewhat compressed, 6 stars at 150X, 2 about 11th mag and 4 of 13th mag."
In a 10-inch f/5 at 30x this cluster appears as a faint nebulous patch in a bright milky way field. With averted vision, maybe two stars are glimpsed.
NGC: 2568 - PUPPIS
RA: 08h18m18s - DEC: -37o06'19" - Magnitude: 10 - Size: 2'
Tel: 16" S/C - 127x - 290x - Date: 19/12/2008 - Site: Pburg - Good
A very faint knot of estimate 12.5-magnitude stars. Barely visible, with averted more or less 7 stars in this grouping. The clusters is attach to a long string of 10+ magnitude stars running out to the east into the field of view.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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