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(IAAC) Obj: IC 5217 - Inst: C14, AP1200, ClearSkies Observatory



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Observation Poster: Scott L. Hogsten <shogsten@compuserve.com>
Observer: Scott L. Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/08/31 - 22:00 EST
Location of site: West Jefferson, Ohio (Lat 40N, Elev 1046)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: C14, AP1200, ClearSkies Observatory
Magnification: 177x, 325x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): IC 5217
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: LAC
Data: mag 13  size 6 arcsec
Position: RA 22:24  DEC 50:58
Description:
Very small faint but easily detected. There is a hint of an elongation to the north but the may be due to a very dim star located near the edge of the nebula (not the central star). Power didn't seem to help much, averted version was the key, although small it was definitely non-stellar.
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