(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6210 - Inst: 8" F/6 Newton alt-az mount

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 7-1-1998  23.25 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Holland (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8" F/6 Newton alt-az mount
Magnification: 49X, 203X
Object(s): NGC 6210
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 8.8  size 14"
Position: RA 16:44  DEC +23:49
At 49X This planetary nebula was easily found as a slightly fuzzy
looking star forming a triangle with two stars of almost equal brightness.
At 203X NGC 6210 is a small round and very bright but unmistakeable disc
showing no details.
The 12.9 mag. central star was not seen because of the brightness of the
nebula itself.
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