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Type: bright nebula (HII region)
Mag: B=?, V=?
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A catalogue of H-II regions. Astrophys.J.Suppl.Ser., 4, 257-279.
"Part of III Cep assoc."
Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Vehrenberg's Atlas of Galactic Neb-2 p144
From: email@example.com (Jennifer B. Jakiel)
Subject: Re: Caldwell list
Date: 5 Aug 1996 19:57:41 -0700
Some of the more experienced observers question the certain aspects of the "Caldwell List". There is alot of debate over the objects selected, and one in particular is essentially non-observable. Caldwell #9 or Sharpless 2-155 has proved to be very difficult to observe in even 20-inch class instruments.
This object has stumped some pretty good observers who often post on here, and its *certainly* not a 7.7 mag object as listed in the catalogue. Not to call Mr. Pepin's 4-inch observation a crock of sh*t, none-the-less I detect a pretty nasty odor... :) Depending on my schedule, I will try to hunt down this object with my 6" f/5 and 17.5 f/4.5 scopes at dark sky sites.
Other than Sh 2-155, I have completed that lsit to my observable declination of -52 degrees. I am missing only 5 other objects on the remainder, and two are do-able from the WSP. :)
- Rich Jakiel
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