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Old 10-08-2010, 12:46 PM
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Paddy (Patrick)
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Thanks all. I really appreciate your encouraging responses.

Originally Posted by pgc hunter View Post

I caught NGC 6818 in near perfect seeing a few weeks ago. My impressions from the morning of 23/5/2010 include a horse-shoe shaped annularity with the open end pointing to the N, and at 762x a tiny knot could be seen "broken" off the northwestern end of the horse shoe. A very faint outer halo was seen slightly buldging out from the E and W sides of the nebula. Scope was 12" dob.
Sab, you continue to amaze me with the detail you can see in faint PNs and galaxies. I'll have to try this one again on a night when the seeing will allow very high magnifications and see if I can see what you've seen.
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