Object: Open cluster NGC 2266                   Constell: GEM

RA: 06h 43.2m           Decl: +26° 58'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 9.5m               Size: 7'                Type: II 2 m

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 25./26.2.1995, 20.40

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.8m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 3 
Weather: -5 °C, no Moon, thick ice fog. 

Brightness: 2           Alt: 50°
Description: A very bright glow and about 30 stars mag. 12...14.
Diam. about 5'. Looks like a globular cluster with 40x. The glow
is slightly concentrated. Ice crystal clouds made
drawing the faint stars very difficult as they were visible for
only a few seconds when the mist thinned.