(IAAC) Obj: NGC 1491 - 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: 11/16/01 11:30pm PDT
Location of site: 117h 9m W (Lat 32h 43m N, Elev 2000 ft)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: TV-102 (102mm f/8.6 APO refractor)
Magnification: see below
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC 1491
Category: Emission nebula.
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 11  size 3'
Position: RA :  DEC :
A hint of nebulosity seen at 22x and 30x.  Definite nebulosity at 60x with a
fan shape.  The fan shape is well seen at 110x with a fan base at the 10.9 mag 
star GSC 3339:339.  Best and brightest view at 60x.

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