(IAAC) Obj: Abell 7 (PK 215-30.1) - Inst: 10" f/5.4 Dobson


Observation Poster: Stathis Kafalis <dobsonstathis@planet-interkom.de>

Observer: Stathis Kafalis
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 1994 Mrz 28
Location of site: Canadas Tenerife (Lat 28, Elev 2300 m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 3 (a bit foggy horizon)  <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 3 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 10" f/5.4 Dobson
Magnification: 43
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): Abell 7 = PK 215-30.1
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Irregular disk irregular brightness distribution
Constellation: Lepus
Data: mag 13.2 (p)  size 770"
Position: RA 05:03  DEC -15:36
At 43x (32 mm WF) without filter approx. 15' west of this position a roup of
5-7 Stars of 11-13 mag. With OII filter sometimes extremly faint diffuse glow around and near this group of ~8' diameter. Is it the nebula or just the stars scattering trhough the filter? Very unsecure.
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