Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 2260             Constell: MON

RA: 06h 38.1m           Decl: -01° 28'          Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 12' (own)         Type: III 2 p 
                                                      (own)
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Helsinki, Finland
Date/Time: 14./15.12.1996, 00.04

Telescope: C 200/2000
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 5.5m
Background sky: 4       Seeing: 2 
Weather: -7 °C, no Moon. Thin dew on the corrector lens.

Brightness: 2           Alt: 25°
Description: Easy. About 20 stars around a mag. 7 stars, most on
the S side. Amorphous and indefinite. Coordinates OK. 

W. Herschel (1786): "A Cl. od v. sc. st. of various sizes, above
30' of extent."