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(IAAC) Obj: PK 27-3.2 - Inst: 24" f/4.1 Ultralight 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 June 24
Location of site: 50 km south of Munich /Germany (Lat 48, Elev 700 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 3  <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 5 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 24" f/4.1 Ultralight Dobson
Magnification: 168 and 280
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): PK 27-3.2
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Stellar
Constellation: Scutum
Data: mag 13.4 (p)  size <5"
Position: RA 18:54  DEC -06:26
Description:
Only 9' ENE of Abell 49 at 168 (15 mm Panoptic) at this position a 
double star of ~5" separation with an unsharp south component.
At 280 (9 mm Nagler) with OIII- filter this south component becomes a very
bright very small planetary with a slightly unsharp edge.
Obviously not stellar!  

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