(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6905 Blue Flash Nebula - Inst: 8" SCT f-10


Observer: Glenn Talbert
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 18 Sep 00         04:15 UT
Location of site: Chico CA. (Lat 39.4340, Elev 121.00)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
Instrument: 8" SCT  f-10
Magnification: 162 X
Filter(s): Skyglow
Object(s): NGC 6905   Blue Flash Nebula
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: DEL.
Data: mag 12.3  size 0.7
Position: RA 20:22  DEC +20:07
Located in center of three stars (triangular).
Gas shell visible, unable to see central star.
Could not see any color in 8" scope,wanning moon on horizon.
Takes high magnification well.

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