Tombaugh 1
DSS image of Tombaugh 1
Digitized Sky Survey image of Tombaugh 1, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Tombaugh 1
Overlaid DSS image of Tombaugh 1, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
C 0658-204, Haffner 1, Lund 279, OCL 603

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  10.5
Size  5'
RA (2000)  7h 0'
Dec (2000)  20° 34' S
Constellation  Canis Major

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
13 Jan 2008 Hale Pohaku, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Very faint, small, rich, a distinct patch of light in a Milky Way starfield, at high power (262x) the cluster just begins to resolve
Other Data Sources for Tombaugh 1
Nearby objects for Tombaugh 1
6 objects found within 120'
Ru5 Tombaugh 1 Tombaugh 2
Ru10 ESO558-11 Ru11
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.