(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7009 - Saturn Nebula - Inst: 17.5" f/5 Truss

Observation Poster: Mark V <mva@total.net>
Observer: Mark V
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: August 23, 2003 @ 10:40 EDT
Location of site: Mount Forest, ON (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 3 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 3 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 17.5" f/5 Truss
Magnification: 317, 427
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 7009 - Saturn Nebula
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Aqr
Data: mag 8  size 1.7'
Position: RA 21:4  DEC -11:22
Cyan-blue oval disk with very short ansae visible on each end; a faint outer halo extended all around, particularily on the east and west ends giving it a definite Saturn-like appearance.
Optional related URLs: http://www.eyegasms.com/sketching/NGC7009.html
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