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    Default The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas



    Here's a free download of the 2nd Edition by Massimo Zecchin:

    https://www.webbdeepsky.com/download...202nd%20ed.pdf

    From the website: https://www.webbdeepsky.com/publications/free/
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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    Hello Jim,

    that's a very nice atlas for people getting started into the planetary nebulae.
    These are often the best targets for the suburban - to urban observers, equipped with an OIII filter.
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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    Nice thing is it's geared toward small apertures.
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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    This is very helpful, thanks Jim!
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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    What a fantastic resource; thank you, Jim!
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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    Thanks for the reminder Jim. It has been some time since I had looked at Massimo's atlas. It is a good resource to get started in chasing after this category of DSO.

    For those wishing to move deeper after some more challenging planetaries, below is a link to Alvin Huey's observing guide that they might find useful. It likely contains most if not all those in Massimo's guide, but also many others, as well as several SNRs. One can never have too many resources at hand!

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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    Quote Originally Posted by KT4HX View Post
    Thanks for the reminder Jim. It has been some time since I had looked at Massimo's atlas. It is a good resource to get started in chasing after this category of DSO.

    For those wishing to move deeper after some more challenging planetaries, below is a link to Alvin Huey's observing guide that they might find useful. It likely contains most if not all those in Massimo's guide, but also many others, as well as several SNRs. One can never have too many resources at hand!

    http://faintfuzzies.com/Files/PlanetaryNebula%20v2.pdf
    Hello Alan,

    and thank you for linking the PNs from the faintfuzzies dot com.
    I have it on my desk top for reference, it is a very very good resource.

    Best,

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    Default Re: The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas

    Thanks for sharing.
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