Object: Hubble's Variable Nebula NGC 2261 Constell: MON RA: 06h 39.2m Decl: +08° 44' Epoch: 2000 Mag: Size: 2'x1' Type: R+E Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland Date/Time: 20./21.12.1992, 01.00 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 160x Filter: Field: 16' NE Lim.mag: 5.5m Background sky: 3 Seeing: 2 Weather: Brightness: 3 Alt: Description: A beautiful fan-shaped glow around R Monocerotis. The western edge is brightest. E edge is slightly curved and brighter than the central area. Faintly and irregularly mottled with averted vision.