(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7009 - Inst: 8" F/6 Newton on alt-az mount
Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 10-11-1998 21.35 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Holland (Lat 52.09, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II-III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Newton on alt-az mount
Magnification: 49X, 203X
Object(s): NGC 7009
Category: Planetary nebula.
Data: mag 8.0 size 25"
Position: RA 21:04 DEC -11:04
Easily found nebula near nu Aqr appearing almost starlike at low powers.
going to higher powers revealed a very bright, round, featureless
white disc almost like a planet.
The central star of NGC 7009 was not seen by me although it should be bright
enough at mag 11.5, but it is probably overwhelmed by the light of the
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