NGC2266
DSS image of NGC2266
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC2266, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC2266
Overlaid DSS image of NGC2266, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  10
Size  7'
RA (2000)  6h 43' 19.2"
Dec (2000)  26° 58' 10" N
Constellation  Gemini
Description  Cl, pS, eC, Ri, st 11..15

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
20 Mar 2004 Farnsworth Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11

Small, dim, rich, very nice cluster, a barely resolved patch about 4' in diameter, a chain of bright stars across the southern edge
Other Data Sources for NGC2266
Nearby objects for NGC2266
1 objects found within 120'
NGC2266
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.