This Globular Cluster NGC2298 can be found in the constellation of Puppis.It seems to belong physically to the Dwarf Galaxy Canis Major,just like the Globular Cluster M79.
With a magnitude of 9.3mag and diameter of 6.5arcminutes it is a little bit darker and smaller than M79.
NGC2298 was discovered by James Dunlop in 1826.
position (epoch 2000):
RA.: 06h 48m 59.4s
Decl: −36° 00′ 19″
LRGB image with L = 9x1200s, RGB = 4x1200s each,a total of 7.0 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB GenII filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
this is a 86% FOV picture:for full resolution cklick here
here is a larger view to NGC2298:
a phantastic HST picture of NGC2298 can be seen here