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Bernes 17

Bernes 17, LBN 129, LBN 053.54+00.04, Sh 2-82, DG 159, Magakian 797

RA: 19h 30m 19s
Dec: +18° 16′ 20″

Con: Sagitta
Ch: MSA:1220, U2:162, SA:16

Ref: [2003A&A...399..141M]

(reference key)

Type: reflection nebula

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 4′ x 4′
PA: ?

Published comments

Dorschner & Gürtler (1963)

Untersuchungen uber Reflexionsnebel.

DG 159

Pos (1950.0) 19:27.4, +18:20

Size: 4x4 (blue), 3x3 (red).

Magakian T. Yu. (2003)

= DG 159, Bernes 17, GN 19.28.1, Other designations: Sh82

Class: C+E (emission and reflection neb)

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Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Deep Sky #11 Su85 p21, Sky & Tel. 6/88 p605

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Sh 2-82: This challenging object lies two degrees south of the Coathanger, Collinder 399. This combination reflection and emmission nebula, lit by an 11th magnitude star, is 7' wide and irregularly round. It is termed moderately bright in the 1965 catalogue of nebulae by Beverly T. Lynds. Its position is easy to find next to a 7th magnitude star. Not seen in a 6" telescope.

Petteri Rajanen

Rajanen (Kauppi, Tampere, Finland) observing with a 8-inch f/5, writes in the The Webb Society Nebulae and Clusters Section Report No. 11, January 1993: "Elongated N-S with star in both ends and a brightening in western corner. Shape rather ill-defined. (x76, OIII filter) 50-60% Moon. [POSS shows dark regions along western edge and lanes to north and near star at this end.]"

Steve Coe

Sh 2-82

Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty large, round and not brighter in the middle at 100X. It is just barely seen without the UHC filter, the UHC helps quite a bit. There are two stars involved."

Brian Skiff

25cm - a f spot @ 62x/95x. not consp as cl. BS, 6Oct1981, Anderson Mesa.

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