Basic object information

Object name: NGC 2899
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.8
Size: 2.0'x1.0'
Magnitude of central star: 15.9
Description: F,pL,R,gmbM,am 80st

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 09h 27m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -56 06' 00"

Constellation: Vela

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tocodoman, Gran Canary, Spain
Date/Time: 3/4.2.2005 0:40

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 214x


Field: 14'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 5
Visuality: -
Weather: +10C, windy

This was very low in the horizon. I assumed that NGC 2899 is a stellar so I sketched this field, but when I compared the sketch with a photograph, I discerned that I haven't seen the object at all.