(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6781 - Inst: 12.5" f5 Dob


Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Aug 20,1998 00:15 EDT
Location of site: McConnelsville, Ohio (Lat 39N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" f5 Dob
Magnification: 125x, 150x
Object(s): NGC 6781
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: AQL
Data: mag 11.8  size 111"x109"
Position: RA 19:18.5  DEC +06:32
Large Faint nebula not exhibiting any real structure. I found this
nebula to be relatively easy to find despite its low surface
brightness. There was a slight hint of more structure on one side of
this nebula than the other.
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