NGC 2298 is a globular cluster in Puppis.
It was discovered by James Dunlop on May 30, 1826, and is likely a former member of the disputed Canis Major Dwarf galaxy.
|Stars||Brightest star: 13.4m|
|Dreyer’s description||GC B pL iR gbM rr|
NGC 2298 has been observed with the following:
- Telescopes up to 70mm
- Telescopes 71mm – 100mm (2.8″ – 3.9″)
- Telescopes 101mm – 141mm (4″ – 5.5″)
- Telescopes 141mm – 177mm (5.6″ – 6.9″)
- Telescopes 178mm – 234mm (7″ – 9.2″)
- Telescopes 235mm – 305mm (9.25″ – 12″)
- Telescopes 306mm – 381mm (12.1″ – 15″)
- Telescopes above 15″
- Binoculars up to 50 mm, and finders
- Binoculars 51mm – 70mm
- Binoculars 71mm – 100mm
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