Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6785
RA: 19h 20.6m DEC: -1° 6'
Constellation: AQL
Type: Planetary nebula
Description: eS,stellar
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 16/17.9.2006 22:10
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 618xFilter: -
Field: 5'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IIHeight: 25°
Weather: +8°C
Description: Pretty bright planetary nebula in Aquila. Irregularly elongated in NE-SW direction. A weak notch on the south edge of the brighter inner layer. 15 mag central star glimpsed with averted vision.
Updated: 27.9.2006 21:07