(IAAC) Obj: ABELL 79 - Inst: 13.1" Dobsonian


Observer: Dave Aucoin
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: June 30. 2000   10:00 Pm EST
Location of site: Myles Standish State Park, MA (Lat , Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8.5 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 13.1" Dobsonian
Magnification: 125X
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): ABELL 79
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Class 4+3
Constellation: LAC
Data: mag 15.3 SB 15.06  size 59" X 49"
Position: RA 22:26  DEC +54 :50
Very Faint! Came in and out of vision. Viewed best with OIII and 12 Nagler. Glimpsed out of round shape, but not much detail.
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