Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1999Other name: LBN 979
RA: 5h 36.4m DEC: -6° 43'
Constellation: ORI
Type: Bright nebula
Size: 2' x 2'
Classification: E+R
Description: *10,11 inv in neb
Notes: H IV 33
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.1.2011 20:45
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 326xFilter: -
Field: 15'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 2Height: 20°
Weather: -17°C
Description: A small, but bright nebula on the south side of M42. A 9 mag star lies in the center and there is a clear-cut propeller-shaped dark area on the NW side.
Updated: 23.3.2011 20:49