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(IAAC) Obj: Abell 10 (PK 197-14.1) - Inst: 13.1" Dobsonian



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Observer: David Aucoin
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 9:30 EST
Location of site: Westford, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 5.0 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 13.1" Dobsonian
Magnification: 79 X
Filter(s): UHC / OIII
Object(s): Abell 10 (PK 197-14.1)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: ORI
Data: mag 14 SB 12.73  size 35 X 32
Position: RA 5:32  DEC +6:56
Description:
Faint Object. Didn't notice PN at first. Scanned area
suspected and tried again with new information from
downloaded data on position. Found between 2-12 mag
stars. Located in a small 3 star cluster involving 13, 13.5
and 14 mag stars. Used UHC and 19mm Konig and found to be
faint, with disk shaped appearance. Didn't notice anything
with 7 or 9mm Nagler with OIII, mainly becuase sky
conditions were not so great. Located near Bellatrix or
gamma Orion. PK number is 197-14.1
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