Re: (IAAC) NGC 4216

Nick it is IC2118. It is in the Megastar 4 NSO names database but it is
spelt as two seperate words. It is not far from Rigel down to the
south-west in Eridanus
At 17:13 06/02/99 +0000, you wrote:
>At 10:16 AM 2/6/99 -0500, you wrote:
>>Hello, Nick. I'm Kent Blackwell in Virginia Beach, VA USA.  I last looked
>>at N4216 with a 12-1/2" f/6 back in March of 1992, and remember seeing it
>>as gorgeous in my 6" f/6 Celestron Newtonian telescope.  What a wonderful
>>area surrounding it as well.  Page 193 of my Uranometria is filled with
>>notes.  Great field around this stunning galaxy.
>>I just observed the Witchead Nebula in Eridanus last night.  It's eluded me
>>previously, but managed to see it at 90x with my 16" f/6.2 and a Lumicon
>>Deep Sky filter.  Normally I like the OIII filter, but the Deep Sky was
>>best on this.  Looks like a faint California Nebula.
>>Kent Blackwell
>>Virginia Beach, VA
>Hi Kent,
>Nice to hear from you. 
>Sounds like a fascinating object the Witchead do you have an NGC/ IC for it
>as the name isn't in Megastars data base and I may get a clear night.
>Clear skies
>Nick Martin, Bonnyton House, By Ayr, Ayrshire KA6 7EW ,Scotland, UK.
> Latitude 55 24'56" Longtitude 4 26' 00".
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