(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6543 (Cat's Eye Nebula) - Inst: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian


Observer: Patrick Maloney
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 02/Aug/1998 0735UT
Location of site: Palisades-Dows Observatory, Nr Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" Starsplitter Newtonian
Magnification: x318
Object(s): NGC 6543 (Cat's Eye Nebula)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: IIIa
Constellation: Dra
Data: mag 8.1  size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Very bright. A smooth oval which grows brighter towards the centre where there
is a very bright central star or central condensation. At the south east
extremity there appears to be a small, faint extension.
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