Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2736Other name: RCW 37
RA: 9h 0.4m DEC: -45° 54'
Constellation: VEL
Type: Bright nebula
Size: 30' x 7.0'
PA: 20°
Classification: E
Description: ! eeF,vL,vvmE 19 deg
Notes: luminous filamentary nebula
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 10/11.1.2010 1:35
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 92xFilter: UHC/O-III
Field: 44'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 66°
Weather: +16°C, windy
Description: Herschel's Ray (or the Pencil Nebula) has a good response with nebula filters. It appears as 15-20' long and only few 's wide nebula which has a sharp and little bit brighter eastern edge. It's sharper on the north head.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:40