(IAAC) Obj: Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662) - Inst: 18 inch Obsession
Observer: Penny Fischer
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 11 p.m. ET
Location of site: South Jersey Star Party- Belleplain State Forest (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 -6.0 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 18 inch Obsession
Magnification: 12.5 mm Plossl
Object(s): Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Data: mag size
Position: RA : DEC :
Viewed this through my friend's scope and decided that this was the
best object of the star party.
Under lower power this beautiful object was a large, fuzzy object in
the field, with a unique aquamarine blue color that is beyond
Under pumped-up power, this nebula resolved into a ring-like structure
similar to M57, and did not lose any of it's bright blue color.
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