Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: PK 316+8.1Other name: He2-108
RA: 14h 18.2m DEC: -52° 11'
Constellation: CEN
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 10.1
Size: 12''
Surface brightness: 10.1
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 3:20
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 9°
Weather: +8°C, strong wind
Description: A quite easy at low powers, 115x shows that it's N-S oriented and brighter in the middle. A star involved on the west edge.
Updated: 17.6.2008 19:49