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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1535 - Inst: 40" f/5 dob



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Observer: Mark G.Birkmann
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10-7-99 10:00 UT
Location of site: New Haven, Missouri (Lat ~38, Elev ~700')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 4 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 40" f/5 dob
Magnification: 385x
Filter(s): OIII, H-beta, Orion Ultrablock
Object(s): NGC 1535
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Eri
Data: mag 10.8  size 20" x 17"
Position: RA 4h:14.5m  DEC -12:44'
Description:
The nebula was an evenly illuminated blue-green with a distinct central ring. 
The central star was very bright and a faint star was noted near the edge of
the nebula. A drawing can be seen at
http://www.fortunecity.com/greenfield/twyford/637/astrobonw.htm
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Optional related URLs: http://www.fortunecity.com/greenfield/twyford/637/astrobonw.htm
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