Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 2180             Constell: ORI

RA: 06h 09.6m           Decl: +04° 43'          Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 9'                Type: II 3 p

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Helsinki, Finland
Date/Time: 14./15.12.1996, 22.20

Telescope: C 200/2000
Magn: 160x              Filter:
Field: 19'              NE Lim.mag: 5.5m
Background sky: 4       Seeing: 2 
Weather: -7 °C, no Moon. Some dew on the corrector lens.

Brightness: 3           Alt: 27°    
Description: Poor and scattered but clearly exists. Surrounds a
mag. 8 star. About 20 stars within 9'. Includes a slight
concentration of fainter (mag. 11-12) stars around the brightest
one.

Orig. descr. W. Herschel (1784): "A Cl. of co. sc. st. not
rich."