(IAAC) Obj: orion nebula - Inst: 138mm,f10,equatorial,reflector

Observation Poster: balasubramanian ramkumar <balasubramanianramkumar@rediffmail.com>
Observer: balasubramanian ramkumar
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 15january2002/1630UT
Location of site: chennai (Lat 13.7N, Elev 87E)
Site classification: Urban
Sky darkness: 5th mag <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: iii <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 138mm,f10,equatorial,reflector
Magnification: 110x,55x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): orion nebula
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: nebula
Constellation: orion
Data: mag 4.0  size 1degree
Position: RA :  DEC :
It was abolutely amazing.The swirls were slightly visible near the
theta1 orionis,the central star system.M43 is also slightly
visible.The extension is over large surface that it fairly seen half
in one field. Great show.
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