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.