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Last update: 2018-11-18

VdS FG

- Open Clusters & Asterisms (Hya) -

And (3) Cep (25) Cyg (24) Lyr (2) Sct (4) UMi (1)
Aql (7) CMa (3) Del (1) Mon (7) Ser (2) Vir (1)
Aqr (1) CMi (1) Dra (1) Oph (3) Sge (1) Vul (8)
Aur (8) Cnc (3) Gem (8) Ori (11) Sgr (5)
Cam (4) Com (1) Her (3) Peg (1) Tau (6)
Cap (1) Crv (1) Hya (1) Per (13) Tri (1)
Cas (25) CVn (1) Lac (6) Pup (6) UMa (1)

M48 (OC)

DSS
Image source: DSS II (red) - 80×80'
Name: M48, NGC2548, H6.22
Type: OC
Constellation: Hya
Coordinates: 08h13m43.00s / -05°45'00.00"
Brightness / Size: v5.8 mag / 54.0x54.0'
120mm f/5, 23x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.1
Very conspicuous, large, rich. Bright und medium bright members scattered. In the center some dense star chains. Much higher star density compared to the surroundings.

EASY
120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.3: Evident, well concentrated, very rich. Very good contrast to the surroundings. With averted vision many fainter stars visible. The cluster appeared asymmetrical.
EASY