Object: Reflection nebula IC 2169               Constell: MON

RA: 06h 31.2m           Decl: +09° 54'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 13m                Size: 25'x20'           Type: R

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 3./4.1.1997, 22.35

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 80x               Filter:
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 3 
Weather:-15 °C, no Moon.           

Brightness: 5           Alt: 35°
Description: Suspected at 40x. 80x: An absorption front
separating 'black from black'. No W edge is visible. The edge
runs N-S. There is an obvious lack of field stars on the 'dark'
side of the edge while the W part of the field is very rich.