(IAAC) Object: Abell46(PK55+16.1) - Instrument: 13.1"Dobson

Observer: Michael Büchner 
Your skill: advanced
Date and UT of observation: 17.9.1995
Location & latitude: Wolmuthshüll, Germany
Site classification: rural
Limiting magnitude (visual): 5m.9
Seeing (1 to 5 - best to worst): 2
Moon up (phase?): no
Instrument: 331 mm dobson, f/4,4
Magnification: 97x
Filters used: OIII
Object: Abell46(PK55+16.1)
Category: PN
Constellation: Lyr
Object data: 67"x60"
RA/DE: 18 31 18.8 +26 56 17
The pn is extremely faint. It is only visible with averted vision. I use
a megastar-chart in order to locate the object. At 96x it looks like a
You can find a sketch on my homepage: