Object: Emission nebula NGC 1491                Constell: PER

RA: 04h 03.3m           Decl: +51° 18'          Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 3'x3'             Type: E

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 26./27.12.1992, 19.30

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 126x              Filter:
Field: 30'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 1       Seeing: 1 
Weather: Occasional clouds.                          

Brightness: 4           Alt: 60°
Description: Visible at 63x but small. 126x: Illuminated by a
mag. 11 star on the E side. The edge towards the star is quite
sharp while the other side are much more diffuse.