Object: Open cluster CR 69 (Lambda Ori cl) Constell: ORI RA: 05h 35.0m Decl: +09° 56' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 2.8m Size: 65' Type: II 3 p n Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 2./3.1.1997, 21.20 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 40x Filter: Field: 83' NE Lim.mag: 5.5m Background sky: 3 Seeing: 2-3 Weather: -11 °C, no Moon. Heavy mist and thin clouds. Brightness: 2 Alt: 35° Description: A large scattered cluster, fills the field. Not very rich. Stands out well when sweeping at 40x. Includes a smaller (30') group of about a dozen bluish mag. 7-10 stars. No concentrated of fainter stars. A draditional naked-eye or binocular cluster but suprisingly nice with the 'scope too.