Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1978 areaOther name: ESO 85-SC90
RA: 5h 28.8m DEC: -66° 14'
Constellation: DOR
Magnitude: 9.9
Size: 42' x 19'
Classification: V
Description: vB,vL,lE,vgpmbM
Notes: In LMC,elongated.
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 14/15.12.2009 23:35
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 124xFilter: -
Field: 33'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.4
Visuality: IIHeight: 52°
Weather: +17°C, windy
Description: There is a granular haze on the west part in the field. It is NGC 1978, I think. Roundish nebula on the east is a star cluster NGC 2003.
Updated: 27.8.2010 23:04