Re: (IAAC) Obj: NGC 1535 - Inst: 40" f/5 dob
I observed ngc 1535 again last night and noticed
no detail in the nebula other than the ring,
central stare, and the small star close to the
edge of the nebula. The color was blue green at
Lew Gramer wrote:
> Mark, thanks for submitting your report. But I'm amazed that even in
> a 40" scope, this PN showed no structure whatsoever! I've thought I
> could log SOME details within the twin-ring nebula using just a 17".
> Perhaps the effects of truly poor seeing can be blamed for this? Or
> were there irregularities/features you saw but didn't log or sketch?
> Also, I've heard some report a reddish hue in this object: but again
> though, this large-scope log leads me to question those reports!
> Thanks again for a very interesting contribution, Mark!
> Lew Gramer
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