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Re: (IAAC) Obj: ngc 6826 (Blinking Planetary) - Inst: 20" f/5 dob newt



>Flaunting itself as a well-defined little blob of sea-green haze
>at 70x, this little planetary showed it's delightful "blinking"
>behavior without any trouble - i.e., use of direct vision made the
>central star pop out and the nebula become indistinct, while using
>averted vision made the nebula suddenly prominent and the central
I can never get the blinking nebula to blink with any magnification, any scope. 
Must be a personal thing
- Todd
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