(IAAC) Obj: Jones-Emberson 1 (J-E 1) - Inst: 22" f/4.1 Dob

Observer: Eric Honeycutt
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/5/99
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 Dob
Magnification: 74x, 118x
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): Jones-Emberson 1 (J-E 1)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Lynx
Data: mag 12.1v  size 399"
Position: RA 07:58  DEC +53:3
118x and an O-III shows a very large and faint ring. Central hole
readily visible. Similiar to Helix but much fainter. N and S portions
have bright knots in the ring. There are 2 faint stars embedded in the
ring as well. Best views are at 74x and 118x. This one is a favorite
for me!
Optional related URLs: http://www.mindspring.com/~pleiades7/stars.html
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