(IAAC) Obj: NGC 7008 - Inst: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)


Observation Poster: Ron B[ee] <ronby@home.com>

Observer: Ron B[ee]
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 09/21/01
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: 22x, 30x, 60x, 110x, 220x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 7008
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag 13.3  size 1.4' x 1.2'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Start hop from w.  Large glow at 22x and 30x.  60x shows double star well. 
110x is best view with the nebulosity brighter than the picture I found on
the web (see link), with double star nicely shown.  Gray color at all 
magnification.  Nebulosity too dim at 220x.

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