Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6842
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 13.1
Size: 57.0"
Surface brightness: 13.4
Magnitude of central star: 14.5
Object classification: 3b
Description: F,pL,vlE

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 55m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +29 17' 00"

Constellation: Vulpecula

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 8/9.9.2004 0:30

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 292x

Filter:

Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 5.5

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 4

Height: 48
Visuality: III
Weather: +8C, 30% moon is rising in NNE

Damn this is a difficult object! Very faint roundish disk is visible with averted vision. Just when you think you saw some details it disappears. This object demands perfect skies and nebulafilter. I'm sure I gonna observe this again in better conditions.

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