(IAAC) Obj: Barnard's Loop - Inst: R80/400mm Konus Terminator

Observation Poster: Jaakko Saloranta <j_saloranta@hotmail.com>
Observer: Jaakko Saloranta
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 20./21.2.2003, 20.01
Location of site: Kallahti, Helsinki, Finland (Lat 60, Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6.0 (5. Gem) <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 2 <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: R80/400mm Konus Terminator
Magnification: 15x
Filter(s): UHC
Object(s): Barnard's Loop
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: SRN
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 420,0' x 60,0'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Very difficult but still visible. A huge curve running thru the entire field from N to S. Brightest part visible just W from Messier 78 (NE corner). Open cluster NGC 2112 is visible in the W, being almost inside the nebulosity. In a rich field.
Optional related URLs: http://fda.iwarp.com/Drawings/Other/Sh2-276.html
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