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(IAAC) M27 The Dumb-bell Nebula; 220mm f/5 Newt



[Aplogies for these resends: due to *ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR*,
several observing logs did not reach our Web Archive! -Lew]
Observer: Paul Haworth
Your skill: Intermediate
Date and UT of observation: 1999 September 3/4 20:45UT
Location & latitude: N. London, UK
Site classification: Suburban - Urban
Limiting magnitude (visual): ~5
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 3
Moon up (phase?): No
Instrument: 220mm f/5 Newt
Magnification: x88
Filters used: None
Object: M27 Dumb-bell Nebula
Category: Planetary Nebula
Constellation: Vul
Object data:
RA / Dec:
Description:  Large amounts of detail were hard to see in the Dumb-bell 
tonight.  The 'apple core' is clearly visible, with a haze around it, 
making the whole nebulosity circular, maybe even oval in shape.  The south 
west quadrant appears slightly brighter.
Paul Haworth
18A Bittacy Hill
London
NW7 1LB
UK
(0181) 349 2581
paul@haworth2.freeserve.co.uk
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