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.