(IAAC) Obj: M 1 - Inst: 20 cm, f/6, dobsonian

Observation Poster: Tudorica Alexandru <tudorica_a@yahoo.com>
Observer: Tudorica Alexandru
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 02/03.08.2005 
Location of site: Ghirdoveni (Lat +44, Elev 260 m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: +6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 6 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20 cm, f/6, dobsonian
Magnification: 40x, 133x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): M 1
Category: Supernova remnant.
Constellation: Tau
Data: mag 8.4  size 6x4
Position: RA 05:35  DEC +22:01
At 40X the nebula looks elongated on N-S, it is pretty bright, small, brighter towards the middle. It has a very subtle shade of blue. The star field is rich, a 7th  magnitude star at 30 standing out from the crowd. At this power it shares the field with Zeta Tauri.
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