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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 3242 (pk261+32.1, HIV-27, Ghost of Jupiter) - Inst: 10" f/6 newtonian



Observer: Sue French
Your skill: Advanced (many years)
Date and time of observation: 2-18-90, 12:55 am est
Location: Upstate NY USA (Lat 42N)
Site classification: Rural
Transparency: Good
Seeing: Fair
Moon: None
Instrument: 10" f/6 newtonian
Magnification: 90x, 117x, 147x
Filters used: None.
Object: NGC 3242 (pk261+32.1, HIV-27, Ghost of Jupiter)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Classification: 4+3b
Constellation: Hyd
Object data: Mag 8.6 12.10m*; size 45"x36"147DEG
Position: 102446.11-183832.6
Description:
Sue French's Herschel 400 Observing Logs...
Beautiful, round, quite bright fairly large planetary
nebula. Distinctly robin's-egg blue in color.
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