Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6781
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.4
Size: 1.9'
Classification: PN
Remarks: CS=15.0
Magnitude of central star: 16.9
Object classification: 3b(3)
Description: F,L,R,vsbM disc
Notes: H III 743;PK41-2.1;opposite dark lane from Altair

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 19h 18m 28.3s
Dec (J2000.0): +6 32' 25"

Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ahola, Joutseno Finland
Date/Time: 21/22.8.2004 1:20

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.4

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 26
Visuality: II
Weather: +12C, moist

A large annular planetary nebula. The west edge is brighter and sharper than other ring. I didn't see a central star.

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