(IAAC) Obj: NGC1980 - 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: 03232001-21:05EST
Location of site: Phelps Lake, NC (Lat 35:44, Elev 20')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm, f:10 SCT,LX200
Magnification: 117X,  203X
Filter(s): None, O-III
Object(s): NGC1980
Category: Reflection nebula.
Class: III 3 m n
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag ?  size 16' x 12'
Position: RA 05:36.5  DEC -06:42
117X - A bright star (10.72v)surrounded by a very faint glow. It is not visable
with the O-III filter.
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