(IAAC) Obj: ABELL 2 - Inst: 13.1" Dobsonian

Observer: Dave Aucoin
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: July 30, 2000  10:00PM EST
Location of site: Myles Standish State Park, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: IV <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 13.1" Dobsonian
Magnification: 94X
Filter(s): UHC / OIII
Object(s): ABELL 2
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Class 2b
Constellation: CAS
Data: mag 14.45m  SB 13.36  size 33" X 29"
Position: RA 00:45  DEC +57:54
Faint and round. Not much detail seen. Best observed with OIII amd 16mm Nagler. Extreme averted vision needed.
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