Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 5307Other name: PK 312+10.1
RA: 13h 51.1m DEC: -51° 12'
Constellation: CEN
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.1
Size: 15'' x 10''
Surface brightness: 7.8
Brightest star: 14.7
Classification: 3
Description: Pln or vf,eS,Dneb
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1900 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 2:50
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 5
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.9
Visuality: IIHeight: 10°
Weather: +8°C, strong wind
Description: Pretty difficult to observe because of very strong wind, bad seeing and low altitude. Finally I caught a faint haze which is little bit brighter in the middle.
Updated: 17.6.2008 19:50