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(IAAC) Obj: NGC1535 - Inst: 30cm / f:10 (MEADE LX200)



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Observer: James (Jim) Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 022301/19:50 EST
Location of site: Dare County,NC (Lat 35 35.9', Elev 4')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm / f:10 (MEADE LX200)
Magnification: 234X
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): NGC1535
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 11.5v  size 18"
Position: RA 04h:14.2'  DEC -12:44'
Description:
Round fuzzy blob. The central star observed as an ocasional twinkle. There is a ring with a fainter outer halo tha is just a gauzy haze. there is a steady star superimposed on the PN to the N-E just outside the bright inner ring.There is a very faint star aprox 15 mag star on the bright ring to the south of center.
The O-III filter increases the contrast, but the detail is easily visable without it.
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