NGC 2141 (Lund 203, Cr 79) Open Cluster in Orion

Located at: RA 06 hours 02 minutes 56 seconds; Dec +10 degrees 26 minutes 48 seconds

Size: 10' Magnitude: 9.4 Class: I 2 r

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Red (Hoya 25A) filter, 150 minutes (15 x 10 minute subs), 02/28/2007

Processing:

CCDStack 1.1, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 2141

NGC 2141 = Cr 79 = OCL-487 = Lund 203
06 02 56 +10 26.8
V = 9.4;  Size 10

17.5": 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.

- by Steve Gottlieb