Object: Reflection nebulae NGC 2245 & -47 Constell: MON RA: 06h 32.7m Decl: +10° 30' Epoch: 2000 Mag: Size: Type: Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 3./4.1.1997, 22.20 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2 Seeing: 3 Weather: -12 °C, no Moon. Brightness: 4, 4 Alt: 35° Description: NGC 2245: A fan-shaped nebula around a mag. 10 star. The nebula reaches mostly SW of the star. The brighter (7m?) star nearby seems also to be a bit nebulous, but the glow is very diffuse and faint. NGC 2247: Quite diffuse. Slightly brighter on the N side with two eF brightenings suspected E and W of the star. Somewhat fainter than -45.