Basic object information

Object name: B 33
Popular name: Horsehead Nebula
Object type: Dark nebula
Size: 6.0'x4.0'
Object classification: 4 Ir
Notes: Horsehead nebula;part of large dark following cloud

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 05h 40m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -2 28' 00"

Constellation: Orion


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.1.2007 22:00

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 71x

Filter:

Field: 42'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Visuality: III

Height: 26


Weather: 0C, windy, northern lights

A lot better than last year! At this time this object actually looks like a horsehead through an H-beta.