Mar 2, 2011 Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%
Bright, pretty edge-on, core quite bright, dust lane visible with averted vision
Apr 30, 2006 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet
Nice edge-on, bright, good sized, elongated 6:1 N-S, distinct bright stellar core
Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885 Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)
D'A., unusual phenomenon; very unlike other neb. of the region. Star 10mg. in center of slender sharp pointed ray, 4'x20"".
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
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