Object: Emission/refl. nebula NGC 896 Constell: CAS RA: 02h 25.8m Decl: +61° 59' Epoch: 2000 Mag: Size: Type: Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 15./16.10. 1993, 02.50 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 40x Filter: O-III Field: 83' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2 Seeing: 3 Weather: Suprisingly bright background. -2 °C. Brightness: 4 Alt: 75° Description: Almost as bright without the O-III filter. Two parts seen: The northern one is brighter and the star embedded in it was visible even through the filter. The nebulosity is slightly brighter near the W edge. The southern part is clearly concentrated towards the star in it (which was visible only w/o the O-III). The nebula is on the SW edge of a pretty obvious group of stars. diam. about 20' and #stars=15.