Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 6153Other name: PK 341+5.1
RA: 16h 31.5m DEC: -40° 15'
Constellation: SCO
Type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.5
Size: 25''
Surface brightness: 8.7
Brightest star: 15.5
Classification: 4
Description: Planetary,stellar
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date: 3/4.4.2008 4:30
Instrument: Newton 110/805 mm
Magnification: 115xFilter: -
Field: 43'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.7
Visuality: IHeight: 20°
Weather: +9°C, strong wind
Description: An obvious disk, somewhat elliptical in W-E direction and might be brighter in the middle. Nice spiral-shaped star-string around.
Updated: 3.8.2008 20:47