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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1788 - Inst: 120mm f/8.3 refractor



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Observation Poster: Diego Gonzalez <digonzalz@gmail.com>
Observer: Diego Gonzalez
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/01/2005 21:24 UT
Location of site: Asturias, Spain (Lat 43, Elev 300)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.1 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120mm f/8.3 refractor
Magnification: 31x, 50x, 80x, 100x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC 1788
Category: Reflection nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Ori
Data: mag 11  size 7' x 5'
Position: RA 5:07  DEC -3:21
Description:
This nebula is situated 2 north of Beta Eridani but inside Orion's 
boundaries. I can see it with 50x, but 80x and 100x give the best views. It's 
a faint and roundish nebulosity south of a 10th magnitude star. Interesting 
nebula.
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