(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1535 - Inst: 4.5" f/7 Dob

Observer: Jeff Medkeff
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Oct 4, 1997
Location of site: Rockland Observatory, Sierra Vista, Arizona (Lat +31.5, Elev 4550 ft.)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 4.5" f/7 Dob
Magnification: 32 53 68
Object(s): NGC 1535
Category: Planetary nebula
Constellation: Eridanus
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
NGC 1535 pn in Eridanus. Small. Very bright, takes magnification
well. No hint of annular appearance. [I later learned that this pn is
often called the "Strawberry Nebula", allegedly because of its strong
red color. Subsequent observations do not show color with the 4.5".]
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