(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7009 (Saturn nebula) - Inst: 9x63 binoculars

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Thu Oct 7 00:40:17 EDT 2004


Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche at videotron.ca>

Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 2004/08/22 2h53 EDT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.9 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Object(s): NGC 7009 (Saturn nebula)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Aqr
Data: mag 8.3  size 28" x 23"
Position: RA 21:04  DEC -11:22
In Aquarius, close to M73. Stellar in apperance, this nebula is rather brilliant and does not present any elongation with averted vision. Little blinking effect by alternating direct/averted vision. No perceptible color.
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