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(IAAC) Obj: ABELL 84 - Inst: 13.1" Dobsonian



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Observer: Dave Aucoin
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Aug 20, 2000 11:30PM EST
Location of site: m (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: 167X
Filter(s): UHC / OIII
Object(s): ABELL 84
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Class 3b
Constellation: CAS
Data: mag 13.0m  SB 14.67  size 147" X 114"
Position: RA 23:48  DEC +51:24
Description:
Searched area many times before Pne was evident. At 167X, 9mm Nagler, w/UHC, Pne was visible using averted vision. Barely glimsped, faint smudge on top of star. Was faint because of large size and low surface brightness.
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