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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2452, NGC 2453 - Inst: 15 inch Obsession f4,5



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Observation Poster: Armin Hermann <burmeseinn@yahoo.com>
Observer: Armin Hermann
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 30 Dec 2003
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5,2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 342x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 2452, NGC 2453
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Pup
Data: mag 12,6  size 22x16"
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
At 342x the PN almost matches 2022 in shape and brightness. Ring structure 
visible with averted vision. The ring seems to be open along the long axis 
(obvious on W side). No central star visible. Nice and easy target less than   
south of OC NGC2453, which is very compact and shows about 20+ stars at 342x.
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