(IAAC) Obj: M27, NGC6583 dumbbell Nebula - Inst: Orion 6" dob

Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/13/99 10:38 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" dob
Magnification: 32x, 48x, 72x, 98x, 120x
Filter(s): ultrablock
Object(s): M27, NGC6583 “dumbbell Nebula”
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Vul
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Readily visible, even at 32x as a faint, fuzy, but fairly large patch. With the 
filter in place, was much more visible. As power was increased, the dumbbell 
shape became apparent. Measured at about 3’ by 2’ in size.
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