(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2024 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Jan 15 1999; 1200UT
Location of site: Wiruna, NSW, Australia (Lat -32.4, Elev 500m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55x
Filter(s): UHC
Object(s): NGC 2024
Category: Reflection nebula.
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag   size 30'
Position: RA 5:41.9  DEC -1:51
An easily visible, large U-shaped nebula.
Also Observed:
Feb 8, 1997, exurban location: Faint but obvious.
Oct 25, 1997: Visible as a U-shaped nebulous mass
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