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(IAAC) Obj: Abell 62 (PK 47-4.1) - Inst: 17.5" f/4.5 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: 2000 Sept 27
Location of site: Austrian Alps (Lat 47, Elev 1700)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 3  <Bortle Scale (9 worst)>
Seeing: 4 <10-1 Seeing Scale (1 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 17.5" f/4.5 Dobson
Magnification: 83 and 132
Filter(s): OIII
Object(s): Abell 62= PK 47-4.1
Category: Planetary nebula.
Class: Smooth disk w. traces of ring structure
Constellation: Aquila
Data: mag 14.8 (p)  size 156"
Position: RA 19:33  DEC +10:38
Description:
Located directly 1.5 from PN NGC 6804 at 83x (24 mm WF) with OIII- filter 
a rich star field enbedded in a very faint diffuse glow of ~2' diameter.
At 132x (15 mm Panoptic) easier to distinguish from the stars, but remains
faint. Barely brigther than the background sky. Edge is merging very
diffuse into background.
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