Location: Home
Date: 2016-09-04
Time: 11:47 PM ADT
Instrument: 16" SkyWatcher Dobsonian, 8 mm Plössl
Magnification: x225
Transparency: Very Good (2)
Seeing: Very Good (2)

Constellation: Lyra
Magnitude: 8.8
Distance: 2.3 kly
Size: > 1' 11"

Couldn't locate this visually or with binoculars. Pointed the telescope towards Vega the pushed the scope down until the Ring Nebula was found.

It was a ring/donut shape, seemingly more dense on the outer edge and less dense as you went closer to the central opening.

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