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Help with my observation of PK80-6.1 PN

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#1 almaach

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 06:21 AM

Hello,

 

This Summer I watched the planetary nebula PK80-6.1 (Egg nebula) in Cygnus. This is the sketch I did observing with my SC 9.25’ in an excellent night from rural skies. Eyepiece Nagler 16mm (146x). Attached.

 

 

After my observation I looked for some information about this nebula in order to compare with my perception of it, more concretely regarding the three little stellar points that I saw inside the nebula.
I couldn't find any reference about these stars, anyone has seen these stars or maybe I have too much imagination?  :)

 

Thank you in advance for your comments.

 

BR

 

Oscar

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 07:49 AM

That is not PK 80-6.1, the Egg Nebula, that is NGC 7008, the Fetus Nebula. 

 

 

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 08:19 AM

Thomas, you're absolutely right. I have checked my notes again and I mistook changing the coordinates between NGC7008 and PK80-6.1

 

Sorry and thank you for your clarification.

 

BR

 

Oscar 



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Posted 19 October 2015 - 02:05 PM

No problem. This can happen to all of us.

 

 

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 08:24 PM

But it's a nice 7008!

 

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 05:47 AM

Here's an image I took of 70008 using the Slooh Observatories T2 scope. North is up, east is to the left.

 

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 12:02 PM

LOL I thought something was amiss reading the original post. 

 

I haven't caught the Egg nebula, but I have viewed 7008 a few times.  Very nice object. 



#8 almaach

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 02:22 PM

Thank you Thomas, Pete, Rich (excellent image  :waytogo: ) and Love Cowboy for your comments.

 

When I observe an object for the first time, I prefer don’t see pictures, sketches or some observation report of it. Thus I’m not conditioned in my impressions.

 

I saw NGC7008 long time ago, in 2009, with my SC of 5’, and now, viewing it again with my SC of 9.25’ was completely another history.  It seems a different nebula. But anyway, was a good experience, wrong, but a good experience.

Now I would like to see the real PK80-6.1 in my next observation.  :)

 

For the moment, my final sketch, now yes, of NGC7008, the Fetus Nebula.

 

NGC7008-235-i-text-def_2.jpg

 

http://laorilladelco...-en-cygnus.html

 

BR

 

Oscar

 

 

 

 


Edited by almaach, 21 October 2015 - 12:10 AM.



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