(IAAC) Obj: Abell 50 (PK 78-18.1) - 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: 216x
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): Abell 50 (PK 78-18.1)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: DRA
Data: mag 13.4v  size .'5
Position: RA 18:59  DEC +48:5
This planetary is a relatively bright, medium size disk. There is a
dark swath just south of center that is almost held with direct
vision. 13 mag star lies just east of Pn.
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