Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1788Other name: LBN 916
RA: 5h 6.9m DEC: -3° 20'
Constellation: ORI
Type: Bright nebula
Size: 2' x 2'
Classification: R
Description: B,cL,R,bM,***,* 10 inv in the neby
Notes: H V 32
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 30/31.1.2011 20:20
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 134xFilter: Deepsky
Field: 30'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: 2Height: 24°
Weather: -17°C
Description: A reflection nebula in Orion, nearby Eridanus border. The deepsky filter gave the best views (marginally better than without). The nebula is relatively bright and compact and there are few stars involved.
Updated: 23.3.2011 20:54