Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1977Other name: OCL 525
RA: 5h 35.3m DEC: -4° 51'
Constellation: ORI
Type: Cluster + nebulosity
Magnitude: 7
Size: 20' x 10'
Classification: E+R
Description: 42 Orionis neb
Notes: H V 30
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: NOT (2390 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 29/30.3.2008 21:10
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 47xFilter: -
Field: 64'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.4
Visuality: IHeight: 36°
Weather: +4°C, huminidy 40%, wind 16 m/s, seeing 0,8''
Description: Running Man Nebula. There are several faint nebulous areas all around the field. The brightest nebula is around the stars which belong to open cluster NGC 1977. The whole running man figure was almost visible, only a ''left hand'' founds too hard at this time.
Updated: 2.6.2008 19:05