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.