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

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.
Constellation: Aql
Data: mag 10.5  size 7"
Position: RA 19:23  DEC +01:31
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.
Optional related URLs: http://home.wxs.nl/~geldo006/home.html
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