Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2440
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 1.3'
Magnitude of central star: 17.5
Object classification: 5(3)
Description: cB,not v well def
Notes: H IV 64;almost starlike;irregular at high power;PK234+2.1

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 07h 41m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -18 13' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Fataga, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 30/31.1.2005 0:00

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 214x

Filter: UHC

Field: 14'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 43
Visuality: II
Weather: +10C, windy, 73% Moon is rising from the east

Pretty bright, bluish and round planetary nebula at lower powers. It appears as brighter center which has an oval halo around with averted vision and UHC-filter at 214x.