(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6826 - Inst: 12.5" F-4.8 dobsonian

Observation Poster: Paul Money <paul_ohstbucks@msn.com>
Observer: Paul Money
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: November 18,2002/8pmEST
Location of site: Kansas City,MO (Lat 38N, Elev )
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 2 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Major - gibbous or near object
Instrument: 12.5"   F-4.8 dobsonian
Magnification: 59x,157x,314x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6826
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
I wanted to note the visual effect of observing the Blinking Nebula under a
bright moonlit night. The nebula was found using 59x and I imediately jumped 
to 157x. The central star was easily noted at and did not blink off with 
averted vision as it usually does. The star outshined the nebula at all
magnifications. I tried to view at 314x, but seeing was too poor to support
that much power. Also, it didnt show its pretty blue color at all tonight.It
was more grey than it was blue. No filters were used.
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