(IAAC) Obj: M1 (NGC 1952) - Inst: 8" F/6 Dobsonian

Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 1/9/1999  21.05 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52.09N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: I-II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8" F/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M1 (NGC 1952)
Category: Supernova remnant.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 8.4  size 6'.0 X 4'.0
Position: RA 05:34  DEC +22:01
Easily found at 49X as a large oval shaped nebula.
Using higher magnification somewhat dims the image. Large nebula with
a bright inner region and fading somewaht towards the edges.
Difficult to see at 203X. No structures are seen within M1
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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