Basic object information

Object name: IC 1454 (Abell 81)
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 14.0
Size: 38.0"
Magnitude of central star: 16.4
Object classification: 4
Description: vF,S,* 7 mag 4' foll

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 22h 42m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +80 27' 00"

Constellation: Cepheus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 3/4.11.2004 20:45

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter: O-III

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 70
Visuality: III
Weather: +3C, windy, 63% Moon is rising in NE

Circular planetary without filters. O-III shows a small hole in the center with averted vision. It's not easy but assuredly in view. Two faint stars are nearly involved in the NE edge.