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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1999 - Inst: 120mm f/8.3 refractor



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Observation Poster: Diego Gonzalez <digonzalz@gmail.com>
Observer: Diego Gonzalez
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 5/01/2005 23:05 UT
Location of site: Asturias, Spain (Lat 43N, Elev 300)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.1 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120mm f/8.3 refractor
Magnification: 31x, 50x, 80x, 100x
Filter(s): Astronomik UHC
Object(s): NGC 1999
Category: Reflection nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 2'
Position: RA 5:37  DEC -6:42
Description:
Small and faint nebula located almost 1 south of Iota Orionis. I can see it 
with 31x, but best seen with 50x and 80x. It is rather small and has a round shape, surrounding a 11th magnitude star. No improvement seen with the UHC filter.
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