(IAAC) Obj: NGC1360 - Inst: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200

Observation Poster: Jim Anderson <madmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 12222001-20:19EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200
Magnification: 55X
Filter(s): O-III
Object(s): NGC1360
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: For
Data: mag 9.4v  size 7' X 4'
Position: RA 03:33.3  DEC -25:51
55X - NGC1360 is a 9.4 mag, 7' X 4' oval oriented 150*E. ith a bright (11 mag) 
central star. The PNe is easy to observe with uniform  Blue-green brightness
and a soft edge. The PNe is located near the center orf an acute triangle of
dim stars. It stands out strongely when viewed with the O-III filter.
Optional related URLs: 
** This observing log automatically submitted via the Web from:
To stop receiving all 'netastrocatalog' lists, use the Web forms at: