(IAAC) IC 2165 - 8" F/10

Observer: Yann POTHIER (France)
Your skill: advanced (many years)
Object: IC 2165 (PK 221-12.1; PN G221.3-12.3; ARO 62)
Category: planetary nebula
Constellation: CMa
Object data: Vmag=10.6; Bmag=12.9; 9"x7"; type IIIb; central star of
Vmag=14.99:; discovered by Fleming in 1898; ELCAT: [OIII, 496+501nm] = 16 x
[Hbeta, 486nm].
RA/DE: 06h21.71m, -1259.23' (2000.0)
Date and UT of observation: 02 November 1991, early morning
Location & latitude: La Clapiere Obs. (France, latN44 40 00, longE06 27 36)
Site classification: rural, alt.1650m (5500ft)
Limiting magnitude (visual in UMi): 5.8 with averted vision
Transparency (1 to 5 - best to worst): 2
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 2
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: Meade SCT 8" (203mm), F/10
Magnification: 80-145x
Filters used: prism
Description: located (after a searching for a while) at 80x with prism as a
stellar dot, faint, about mag.11; at 145x, very slightly nebulous.
Yann Pothier
11 impasse Canart, 75012 PARIS, FRANCE
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