Object: Refl. nebula NGC 1579 Constell: PER RA: 04h 30.1m Decl: +35° 16' Epoch: 2000 Mag: Size: 12'x8' Type: pB 4 B (R) Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 15./16.10.1993, 23.55 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 60x Filter: Field: 60' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2 Seeing: 3 Weather: -2 °C. Quite bight background. Brightness: 3 Alt: 50° Description: Interesting structure - many brightenings. The brightest patch is S of the mag. 11 brightest star. The two stars embedded in the glow are surrounded by small brighter areas. The SE edge of the glow is defined by a slightly brighter filament. Overall size 6', round. The neby connecting the brighter areas is eF.