Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6765Other name: PK 62+9.1
RA: 19h 11.1m DEC: +30° 33'
Constellation: LYR
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.9
Size: 38''
Surface brightness: 12.2
Brightest star: 16
Classification: 5
Description: F,S,E
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 7/8.9.2007 23:40
Instrument: Newton 457/2280 mm
Magnification: 457xFilter: UHC
Field: 9'Seeing: 4
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.4
Visuality: IIIHeight: 50°
Weather: +3°C, moist
Description: A very interesting planetary nebula in Lyra. At first view it looks like a distant galaxy, but after carefully watching there are some details in view. The northern tip is the brightest and sharpest whereas SE area fades gradually in the background sky. The western edge is also little bit brighter thru an UHC.
Updated: 9.10.2007 21:29