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(IAAC) Obj: PK 215-30.1 - Inst: 16" f/4.5 Dob



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Observation Poster: Jim Foerch <alrai@ix.netcom.com>
Observer: Jim Foerch
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 9:30 PM Wed 29 Jan 03 EST
Location of site: James C. Veen Observatory (Lat 43, Elev 750')
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 7 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 16" f/4.5 Dob
Magnification: 378
Filter(s): O III
Object(s): PK 215-30.1
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Lepus
Data: mag 13.2  size 770"
Position: RA 5:03.2  DEC -15:36
Description:
This large, diffuse planetary was just detected as a slight lightening of
the sky as I swept back and forth across it. The O III filtre was a necessity.
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