N203/1200mm Orion DSE

Object: Ferrero 18
Obs. place: Kallahti, Helsinki, Finland
Date: 1./2.11.2005
NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 2-3
Seeing: 2
Weather: +6°C, humidity ~60%, clear.

Minimum aperture: <8"
Visual impressiveness:
Good (2)

Description: Fairly obvious, scattered asterism of ~30 stars mostly mags 9-11. Stands out well from the background. Close to M35. Looks a bit like Scorpius, the constellation.
Notes: Brightest star HD 43095
Ferrero 18 with 8" Orion DSE @ ~71x