Basic object information
Name: NGC 2022
Type of object: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.8
Size: 28.0"x27.0"
Magnitude of central star: 14.7
Object classification: 4(2)
Description: pB,vS,vlE
Notes: small,faint and distinct w annular form,PK196-10.1

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 05h 42m 08.3s
Declination: +9 05' 24"

Constellation: Orion

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 9/10.3.2004 20:51

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 487x

Filter: deepsky

Field: 6'

NE Lim.mag: ~5.2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 32
Visuality: II
Weather: -10C, northern lights

High surface brightness. A clear ring, which is broken in E edge, was visible with averted vision. The nebula is slightly elliptical in W-E direction.

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