(IAAC) OBJECT: NGC1491(emission) INST: 18" f/4.2 NEWT fl 1925mm
Observer: Todd Gross
Your skill: Intermediate - Many years
Date and UT of observation: 10/15/99 07:45GMT
Location & latitude: 22 mi. West of Boston, Ma. 42.3N
Site classification: Suburban
Limiting magnitude (visual): approx. 5.3 zenith, 5.2 vic.object
Seeing (1 to 10 - worst-best): 6-7
Moon up (phase?): No
Instrument: 18" f/4.2 fl=1925mm Newt
Magnifications: 320x,227x, (+binovue)
Filters used: none and UHC
Object data: Emission neb.
Position: 04:03RA, +51:19DEC
Personal "rating": C+
A pleasant glow on the west side of two 11th mag. stars.
Elongated on same axis as the stars, and best viewed with
the UHC filter. Not terribly exciting.
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