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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1999 - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 1/10/1999  22.15 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 1999
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 16'.0 X 12'.0
Position: RA 05:36  DEC -06:42
Description:
Not well seen at 49X, at 98X NGC 1999 is a faint patch of nebulosity 
surrounding a mag. 10 star, located south of M42 and Iota Orionis.
Higher magnification offers no improvement in the view.
There is a sketch on this object on my homepage: URL mentioned below.
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Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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