Sep 14, 2015 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
15cm f/5 Newtonian, Makaʻiki @ 19x
Seeing: 8 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%
A bright and coarse cluster just south of M42, a handful of brighter stars punctuate a rich starfield
Feb 9, 2007 Waimea, HI (map)
76mm f/6 APO
A grand group of about a dozen stars around ι Ori (Σ752 2.75mg.), a nice double with a dimmer companion (6.36mg.), another nice double on the south side of the cluster (Σ747), a round haze surrounds ι some dimmer haze around Σ747, the cluster is on the south margin of M42 which is one field north.
Jan 12, 2002 Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet
Faint nebulosity around several bright stars just south of the Orion complex
Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885 Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
Iota Ori (Σ752) A glow with 5½-in. around this group, which E. of Rosse finds to occupy a singular dark opening, encompassed with neb. matter. Wa., minute pair between two brighter stars n in field - a test.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
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