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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6058 - 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: 16 Apr 04
Location of site: Sangkhlaburi, Thailand (Lat 15N, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: ~5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 9+ <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 15 inch Obsession f4,5
Magnification: 131 and 342x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 6058
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Her
Data: mag 12,9v  size >23"
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
At 131x the nebula appears as a fairly faint and round patch of approx 20 
around the easily visible 13,6mag CS. Even at 342x the planetary remains 
without structure. The edge of the disk is fading away and is not sharply 
defined.The disk shows no color. Looks similar than NGC 4361 but smaller and fainter. NGC6058 forms a triangle with two 9 mag stars just 5 to its N.
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