NGC 2298

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Object data of NGC2298

Object type: Globular star cluster (VI)
Size: 6.8'
Magnitude: 9.3 mag
Constellation: Pup
Distance: 35,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 2298 is a small globular star cluster in constellation Puppis. This cluster is probably a former member of the Canis Major Dwarf galaxy discovered in 2003.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-06
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: L 24x2min / R 6x2min / G 6x2min / B 6x2min
Exposure time total: 1h 24min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl