Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1360Other name: PK 220-53.1
RA: 3h 33.2m DEC: -25° 52'
Constellation: FOR
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 9.4
Size: 360'' x 270''
Surface brightness: 13.7
Brightest star: 11.3
Classification: 3
Description: *8in B,L neb,E ns
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date: 9/10.1.2010 22:50
Instrument: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magnification: 92xFilter: UHC/O-III
Field: 44'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 1NE lim mag: 7.3
Visuality: IHeight: 60°
Weather: +14°C, windy
Description: A very bright NE-SW elogated disk which has good response to UHC and O-III filters. There are darker areas visible occasionally but it?s quite difficult to detach where they exactly are. Northern half is brighter than other nebula.
Updated: 15.9.2010 21:10