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(IAAC) Obj: ABELL 82 - Inst: 13.1" Dobsonian



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Observer: Dave Aucoin
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Aug 20, 2000 10:45PM EST
Location of site: Myles Standish State Park, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: III <I-V Seeing Scale (I best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 13.1" Dobsonian
Magnification: 75X
Filter(s): UHC / OIII
Object(s): ABELL 82
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Class3b
Constellation: CAS
Data: mag 12.7m  SB14.78  size 94"
Position: RA 23:45  DEC +57:04
Description:
Hardly noticeable, almost missed it. Searched area extensively. Caught brief glimpse at 75X, 20mm Konig, w/UHC. Faint and large. Spread out over large diameter. Brief structure, fan shaped. Still extremely faint at high power and no filter.
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