NGC 3532
DSS image of NGC 3532
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 3532, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 3532
Lac II.10, C 1104-584, OCl 839.0

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  3
Size  55'
Right Ascension  11h 5' 47.5"  (2000)
Declination  58° 46' 13" S
Constellation  Carina
Description  !!, Cl, eL, R, lC, st 8...12
Classification  II 1 m
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Jan 13, 2022    Lawa'i Beach, Kauai, Hawaii (map)
8x42mm Nikon Prostaff 3S Binoculars @ 8x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Large, bright! rich, resolved, About 1° x ½° east-west, brighter at the eastern end, the 4th magnitude star x Car on the eastern margin, a lovely object for binoculars

Andrew Cooper
Mar 14, 2010    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 22x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6.5 Moon: 0%

Large! Bright! An impressive open cluster, quite rich with swarms of stars in a region over a degree across, a very nice object in the 6"RFT

Andrew Cooper
Apr 14, 2007    Pu'u Kuainiho (map)
76mm f/6 APO

Large! bright, a rich coarse open cluster 3° northeast of ηCar, about 100 bright stars (6-10 mg.) with no notable dimmer population, about 1° across east-west and ½° north south, visible to the unaided eye and a great binocular object

Andrew Cooper
Apr 5, 2007    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Primero @ 35x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Bright! Large! visible with the unaided eye, very rich with uncountable stars, notably homogeneous in brightness, elongated east-west, about 1° east-west, and ½° north-south, located about 5° northeast of ηCar
Other Data Sources for NGC 3532
Nearby objects for NGC 3532

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NGC 3532