(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6826 - Blinking Planetary - Inst: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian

Observer: Patrick Maloney
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 28/Jul/1998 0535UT
Location of site: Rocky Mtn Natl Park, Colorado (Lat , Elev 8400ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian
Magnification: x218
Object(s): NGC 6826 - Blinking Planetary
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: IIIa
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 8.8  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Very bright. Three distinct areas visible. The centre is almost starlike and
extremely bright. This is surrounded by a very bright, smooth, almost circular
area.  Outside this is a dimmer area, which nearly doubles the apparent width
of the object and gives it a clear elongation.
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