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(IAAC) OBJECT: NGC7635 (bubble nebula) INST: 16" Dob-newt



Observer:  Todd Gross
Your skill:  Intermediate 
Date and UT of observation: 08/01/97 0750 GMT
Location & latitude: 22 miles west of Boston, Ma. 42.3N
Site classification: Suburban
Limiting magnitude (visual): 5 (estimated) 5(est) in vicinity of object
Seeing (1 to 10 - worst-best):  5
Moon up (phase?): Yes, thin crescent
Instrument: 16" Dob, 96%, 99% coatings
Magnifications:  61,122,263
Filters used: UHC
Object: NGC7635
Constellation: Cyg. 
Object data: Planetary (?) nebula
In scanning the sky near M52, I was able to pick up a very weak, round 
nebulous area surrounding a moderately bright, approximately 9th magnitude 
star. However, at highest power I began to see  evidence of detail, although 
not exactly a "bubble". The round glow was much more evident at 
higher power in my suburban skies. A somewhat comma shaped appearance began 
to become evident, with a tail-like extension coming down on one 
side of the circular glow.  
- Todd
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