(IAAC) Obj: Abell 35 (PK 303+40.1) NOT SEEN - Inst: 18" f/4.5 Dob
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Observer: Greg Crinklaw
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Early April 2000
Location of site: Cloudcroft, NM, USA (8750 ft)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: excellent transparency
Seeing: poor to fair seeing
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 18" f/4.5 Dob
Object(s): Abell 35 (PK 303+40.1)
Category: Planetary nebula.
Data: mag 12.0 9.63m*; size 938"x636"
Position: 12:53:41.4 -22:51:42
Low surface brightness planetary in Hya.
As the Cowboys around here say, "I was fixin to observe Abell 35
but all I saw was nut'n." Alas, this one's still on my most wanted
list. This planetary shows a cool bow shock feature in photographs.
I'll either need to purchase an OIII or UHC filter or wait for the
"mother of all dark nights."
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