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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6790 - Inst: 8" f/6 Dobsonian



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Observer: Michael Geldorp
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 8/22/2000  22.00 UT
Location of site: Alphen ad Rijn, Netherlands (Lat 52*N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: II <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 8"  f/6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 49X, 98X, 203X, 244X
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): NGC 6790
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Aql
Data: mag 10.5  size 7"
Position: RA 19:23  DEC +01:31
Description:
Extremely small, stellar nebula even at 203 X. Positively identified in field
by inserting an OIII filter which made the planetary nebula stand out more
clearly from the starfield.
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