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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7009 - Inst: Orion 10" DSE F/5.6



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Observation Poster: Brian Carter <nairbretrac@hotmail.com>
Observer: Brian Carter
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7-24-04
Location of site: Covington GA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 10" DSE F/5.6
Magnification: 188
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 7009
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Aquarius
Data: mag 8.3  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
At 188x it was pale green sphere with bright center forming wings
like saturn's rings.  At first glance it is elliptical, that's the
bright part, but closer look and blinking with the UHC filter shows
dimmer underlying sphere.
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