Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 2022Other name: PK 196-10.1
RA: 5h 42.1m DEC: +9° 5'
Constellation: ORI
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.8
Size: 28'' x 27''
Surface brightness: 9.2
Brightest star: 15.8
Classification: 4(2)
Description: pB,vS,vlE
Notes: H IV 34,small,faint and distinct w annular form,PK196-10.1
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 9/10.3.2004 20:51
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 487xFilter: deepsky
Field: 6'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 5.2
Visuality: IIHeight: 32°
Weather: -10°C, northern lights
Description: High surface brightness. A clear ring, which is broken in E edge, was visible with averted vision. The nebula is slightly elliptical in W-E direction.
Updated: 14.3.2004 13:03