Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6445Other name: PK 8+3.1,H II 586
RA: 17h 49.3m DEC: -20° 1'
Constellation: SGR
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 13
Size: 35'' x 30''
Surface brightness: 9.6
Brightest star: 19
Classification: 3b(3)
Description: pB,pS,R,gbM,r,*15 np
Notes: Little Gem
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 5:15
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IHeight: 34°
Weather: +9°C, strong wind
Description: Little Gem Nebula. A quite difficult shape, might be somewhat brighter on the edges.
Updated: 3.8.2008 20:42