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RE: (IAAC) Object: Sharpless 2-242



Todd,
It looked like a natural addition to me! <GRIN>
Cheers!
Art Russell
Atlanta, Georgia
mailto:artrussell@mindspring.com
http://Education.gsu.edu/spehar/
Member National Deep Sky Observers Society (NDSOS), Webb Society, and
Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO)
"Sight is a faculty; seeing, an art" - George Perkins Marsh
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com
> [mailto:owner-netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com]On Behalf Of Todd
> Gross
> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 1999 10:14 AM
> To: netastrocatalog-announce@latrade.com
> Subject: Re: (IAAC) Object: Sharpless 2-242
>
>
> Art.. I appreciate your including the personal rating on your
> observations, as
> I kinda just tagged that on to mine at one point and kept it
>
> :)
>
> Todd
>
>
> At 09:50 AM 1/26/99 -0500, Art Russell wrote:
> >Observer:  Art Russell
> >Your skill:  Intermediate
> >Date and UT of observation: 990119   0310-0317UT
> >Location & latitude: Lat 34.59, Lon 84.00
> >Site classification: Suburban
> >Limiting magnitude (visual): 6+
> >Seeing (1 to 10 - worst-best): 5
> >Moon up (phase?): No
> >Weather: Low humidity. Good Sky Contrast.
> >Instrument: 18 inch (46cm) F4.9 Tectron Lightweight Dobsonian.
> >Magnifications: 250X
> >Filters used: OIII and H-beta
> >Object: Sharpless 2-242, aka LBN 826
> >Constellation: Tau
> >Object data: Reflection nebula
> >Size(s): 7.1'X6.5'
> >Position: RA: 05 51.800 DEC: 27.022222
> >Magnitude: r3
> >Personal "rating" (at this aperture, and sky condition):  Difficult
> >Observation: Very dim object. Only suggested with OIII filter. Best seen
> >when scope is shaken. Approximately 6'X3' in apparent size. Very
> faint, with
> >visibility increasing with eye's adaptation at the eyepiece.
> H-beta filter:
> >Visible in H-beta filter. Very faint in the field of view, but
> more visible
> >than with the OIII filter.
> >
> >
> >
> >Cheers!
> >
> >Art Russell
> >
> >Atlanta, Georgia
> >
> >mailto:artrussell@mindspring.com
> >http://Education.gsu.edu/spehar/
> >
> >Member National Deep Sky Observers Society (NDSOS), Webb Society, and
> >Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO)
> >
> >"Sight is a faculty; seeing, an art" - George Perkins Marsh
> >
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> thanks!
> -Todd
>
> Boston Meteorologist Todd Gross
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