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(IAAC) Obj: Abell 8 (PK 167-0.1) - Inst: 24" f/4.1 Dobson



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

Observer: Stathis Kafalis
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 2001 Oct 88
Location of site: German Alps (Lat 48, Elev 1300 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 3 (good transparency) <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 3 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 24" f/4.1 Dobson
Magnification: 79 and 280
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): Abell 8 = PK 167-0.1
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Smooth disk (?)
Constellation: Auriga
Data: mag 13.2 (p)  size 60"
Position: RA 05:06  DEC +39:08
Description:
At 79x (32 mm WF) and 280x (9 mm Nagler) without filter only pair of stars
at this position. At 280x and OIII- filter considerably large delicate planetary, that seems to be a bit oval. Diffuse edge. No other Details.


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