Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: IC 2220
RA: 7h 57m DEC: -59° 9'
Constellation: CAR
Type: Bright Nebula
Size: 5.0' x 5.0'
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 11/12.1.2010 1:00
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 239xFilter: -
Field: 17'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.5
Visuality: IIHeight: 59°
Weather: +12°C, windy
Description: Butterfly Nebula. A beautiful nebula around the orange 6 mag star. There is some structure visible inside the nebula.
Updated: 16.9.2010 22:07