(IAAC) NGC 6905 The Blue Flash Nebula; 220mm f/5 Newt

Observer:  Paul Haworth
Your skill: Intermediate
Date and UT of observation:  1999 September 3/4 22:30UT
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: x173
Filters used: None
Object: NGC 6905
Category: Planetary Nebula
Constellation: Delphinus
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Description: It appeared as a slightly fuzzy star even at x22, but it was 
only appreciably large at x173.  It is nestled between 3 ninth or tenth 
magnitude stars, and is circular in shape.  Occasionally I could see a 
horseshoe of brightness around the N, E and S sides.  No flashing blue 
Paul Haworth
18A Bittacy Hill
(0181) 349 2581
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