(IAAC) Obj: NGC 5189 - Inst: 300mm f6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 27 June 1998 0925UT
Location of site: Mt. Keira (Lat 35s, Elev 400m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 300mm f6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55
Filter(s): UHC, OIII
Object(s): NGC 5189
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Muc
Data: mag 10.0  size 2.6
Position: RA 13:34  DEC -65:59
Distinct and mis-shapen planetary. Reminiscent of the telescope view
of the Crab Nebula (M1). Star at one edge. Not sure if this is the
'central' star. Has a bright 'bar' surrounded by wispy
nebulosity. Distinct without filters; both enhance it slightly.
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