Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: IC 351Other name: PK 159-15.1
RA: 3h 47.6m DEC: +35° 3'
Constellation: PER
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.4
Size: 8'' x 6''
Surface brightness: 7.3
Brightest star: 15
Classification: 2a
Description: plan neb=* 10 mag, 9 mag * p
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 4/5.12.2005 21:15
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 618xFilter: -
Field: 5'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 3NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IHeight: 60°
Weather: -10°C
Description: Again an interesting planetary nebula in Perseus. Pretty bright and bluish disk where is some dumbbell structure visible with averted vision at 618x.
Updated: 22.12.2005 11:41