Cr 70
DSS image of Cr 70
Overlaid DSS image of Cr 70, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Cr 70
Orion's Belt
Cr 70, Lund 186, C 0533-011, OCL 503

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  0.4
Size  150'
Right Ascension  5h 35'  (2000)
Declination  1° 6' S
Constellation  Orion
Description  4"-vB, eL, 120* at 17X, Belt stars are blue-white
Classification  II 3 m n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 11, 2023    Waikoloa, HI (map)
11.4cm f/4 Newtonian, Kinipōpō @ 18x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

A rich field at the center of Orion's belt centered on Anilam, dozens of stars in the 2.5° field ranging from 5th to 8th magnitude, rich, coarse, fully resolved, very large, stars arranged in notable chains and clumps, all notably white to blue-white, a lovely field for the RFT
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Nearby objects for Cr 70

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Cr 70