Markarian 38
DSS image of Markarian 38
Digitized Sky Survey image of Markarian 38, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Markarian 38
Overlaid DSS image of Markarian 38, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
Biur 5, C 1812-190, Lund 816, Mrk 38, OCISM 4, OCL 33

Type  Open Cluster
Size  2'
RA (2000)  11h 18' 16.8"
Dec (2000)  53° 44' 55" N
Constellation  Sagittarius

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
27 May 2006 Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

A very small 2' triangle of stars dominated by one bright 7 mag. star, a faint glow of unresolved stars or nebula fills the triangle
Other Data Sources for Markarian 38
Nearby objects for Markarian 38
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.