(IAAC) Obj: Abell 39 - Inst: 8inch Reflector

Observer: Damien Ponsot (France)
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 26/06/1998
Location of site: Echevronne (France) (Lat 47N18', Elev 5E00')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: Very good <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8inch Reflector
Magnification: 37x
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): Abell 39
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: HER
Data: mag 13  size 170"
Position: RA 16:27.5  DEC +27:54'
Pk47+42.1-Abell39 = 16H27.5 +2754' Mag:13 Size: 170'' Hercules
8Inch G37x+OIII, the PN is visible ! Round , large and very very
faint. Only visible about 25% of the time. I must say it was a very
difficult PN with my 8inch ! (24/06/1998)
Damien Ponsot
22 Rue de Nair
21420 Echevronne
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