Basic object information

Object name: NGC 1977
Size: 20.0'

Type of object: Cluster with nebulosity RA
Magnitude: 7.0
Size: 20.0'x10.0'
Object classification: E+R
Description: 42 Orionis neb
Notes: H V 30

Catalog information

(J2000.0): 05h 35m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -4 51' 00"

Constellation: Orion

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: NOT (2390 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 29/30.3.2008 21:10

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 47x


Field: 64'

NE Lim.mag: 7.4

Background sky: 1-2

Seeing: 2

Height: 36
Visuality: I
Weather: +4C, huminidy 40%, wind 16 m/s, seeing 0,8"

Running Man Nebula. There are several faint nebulous areas all around the field. The brightest nebula is around the stars which belong to open cluster NGC 1977. The whole running man figure was almost visible, only a "left hand" founds too hard at this time.