Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6842Other name: PK 65+0.1
RA: 19h 55m DEC: +29° 17'
Constellation: VUL
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 13.1
Size: 52.8'' x 48''
Surface brightness: 13.4
Brightest star: 14.5
Classification: 3b
Description: F,pL,vlE
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 8/9.9.2004 0:30
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 292xFilter: -
Field: 10'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 5.5
Visuality: IIIHeight: 48°
Weather: +8°C, 30% moon is rising in NNE
Description: Damn this is a difficult object! Very faint roundish disk is visible with averted vision. Just when you think you saw some details it disappears. This object demands perfect skies and nebulafilter. I'm sure I gonna observe this again in better conditions.
Updated: 10.9.2004 10:08