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(IAAC) Obj: IC1747 - Inst: Televue 102, 102mm f8.6



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Observation Poster: Jay M. <wsr88d@hotmail.com>
Observer: Jay M.
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 01/05/05 2230EST
Location of site: Near KSC, FL (Lat 28.5N, Elev 10m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Televue 102, 102mm f8.6
Magnification: 27x - 220x
Filter(s): UHC, OIII, Hbeta
Object(s): IC1747
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: CAS
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
A light cirrus haze was present during the session.
I sought out IC1747, a small (13.0") magnitude 12.1 (visual) planetary nebula
near Eta Cassiopeiae for about an hour to no success. Despite using multiple
nebula filters, the tiny - nearly stellar - planetary proved to be elusive.
Larger aperture and/or a more specialized filter would likely reveal this
object.
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