Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 7048Other name: PK 88-1.1
RA: 21h 14.3m DEC: +46° 17'
Constellation: CYG
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11
Size: 60'' x 50''
Surface brightness: 12.2
Brightest star: 18
Classification: 3b
Description: pF,pL,dif,iR,vlbM
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 16/17.9.2004 1:45
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 487xFilter: UHC
Field: 6'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 5.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 59°
Weather: +6°C, strong wind, random clouds during observation
Description: A quite bright and large N-S direction elongated planetary. Slightly brighter in west side of disk and has a little darker center. Annular with averted vision. Lies between 10 and 13 mag stars. UHC helps a lot.
Updated: 17.9.2004 21:20