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Type: planetary nebula
Mag: B=?, V=?
Two gaseous nebulae. Harvard Obs. Bull., No. 780.
"... a planetary nebula, discovered by Menzel independently on a chart plate made with the Bruce telescope (Harv.Bulletin 777), and has a typical spectrum."
QBS: indeed sim to 322-2 1: annular w/br arcs on E&W, fntr lobes N&S. no * on E edge, thus must be knot.
15cm - easy to spot in *ry fld @ 80x w/o filts. [OIII] strong, UHC mod-strong enhancements. 195x: circ, wkly annular w/m13.5-14 * or br spot on E edge. 25" diam, sl smlr than PK322-2 1, but otherwise sim, though brtr, m11.5. BS, 27Feb1990, LCO.
RA: 16h14m30s - DEC: -54o57'00" - Magnitude: 11.6 - Size: 23"
Tel: 16" S/C - 290x – 462x - Date: 29 April 2009 – Polokwane – Vis 5.2+-
As round and even as a planetary can gets. Slightly blue in collor and seen immediately with a 0111 filter. The east north-east section of the nebula seems brighter than the south-southwest edge. Slightly darker towards the middle. The planetary is close to the open cluster NGC 6067.
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