See also: Observation 2.
Object: Reflection nebulae M 78, NGC 2067/-71 Constell: ORI
RA: 05h 46.8m (M78) Decl: +00° 04' Epoch: 2000
Mag: 8m Size: 8'x6' Type: R
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 31./1.12.-1.1996-7, 23.25
Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 80x Filter:
Field: 37' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m
Background sky: 2-3 Seeing: 3-4
Weather: -10 °C, no Moon.
Brightness: Alt: 25°
M 78: Almost round. Bright and brightest around the wide
(line-of-sight) double on the W edge. A third much fainter star
is within the faint outher parts towards SSW. Diam 4.5'.
NGC 2071: Surrounds a mag. 8 star. Size about 3'x2'. Somewhat
V-shaped opening (wide) towards S. Even surface brightness.
NGC 2067: Extremely faint, elongated SW-NE. Place somewhat
uncertain but there certainly is 'something' in this area.
NGC 2064 was not looked for.