Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6820Other name: LBN 135
RA: 19h 43.1m DEC: +23° 17'
Constellation: VUL
Type: Cluster + nebulosity
Magnitude: 15
Size: 40' x 30'
Classification: E
Description: F,L,Irr
Notes: Bright rim features and dark clouds,Cl NGC 6823 invl
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Miettilä, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date: 3/4.10.2013 22:00
Instrument: Newton 300/1500 mm
Magnification: 300xFilter: -
Field: 14'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.6
Visuality: IIHeight: 46°
Weather: +2°C, moist
Description: NGC 6820 is a small knot in a larger nebula Sh2-86 which is around an open cluster NGC 6823 in Vulpecula. The nebula is quite small, less than 1' in size, roundish glow. The southern edge is clearly brighter than other edges.
Updated: 6.10.2013 20:00