(IAAC) Obj: Minkowski 1-80 - Inst: 22", f/4.1

Observer: Eric Honeycutt
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/4/99 - 10:11 EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat , Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7+ <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 22", f/4.1
Magnification: 216x
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): Minkowski 1-80
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: CEP
Data: mag 14.4  size 8"
Position: RA 22:56  DEC +57:1
This small planetary had to be blinked with an O-III to draw a
distinction from the surrounding star field. It does respond well to
O-III however. No detail was visible but with O-III it is clearly
non-stellar. Forms a close pair with a 12th mag star to ENE.
Optional related URLs: http://www.mindspring.com/~pleiades7/stars.html
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