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(IAAC) Obj: Sh 2-115 - Inst: 22" f/4.1 Dob



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Observer: Eric Honeycutt
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11/6/99
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: 118x
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): Sh 2-115
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: CYG
Data: mag --  size 2.'1
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
This large and very faint glow lies at the southern end of the 4, 9th
and 10th magnitude stars which point to Abell 71. It has many 10th -
12th magnitude field stars within its borders. Its shape is stretched
and thin; almost snake-like with a dark center within the
glow. Difficult.
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